There are a number of people who say they are promoting “the civil rights issue of our time” even as they advocate for schools that just happen to be segregated and that have no unions to represent their employees.

Jonathan Pelto reminds us what Martin Luther King Jr. said and did by providing the audio and video clips of his final days.

He died helping black sanitation workers in Memphis organize a union.

Please take the time to watch and listen.

And if you are a teacher, show it to your students and call it “informational text” so it relates to the Common Core.