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Editorial | Island Voices

Hawaii’s low wages thwart King’s goals


    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., center, and other activists marched in Selma, Ala., on March 21, 1965, wearing lei provided by the Rev. Abraham Akaka.

While most known for his work on desegregation, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. spent the last years of his life fighting for economic justice. He realized that racial freedoms mean nothing if people are unable to afford their basic needs. Read more

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