It could be argued that – taking yearly inflation into account – Martin Luther King argued for a $15.27 minimum wage, according to Kyle Kulinski. King argued for a $2.00 minimum wage in 1963, which would be $15.27 today if one takes inflation into account.
Kulinski also states MLK was also pro-union, and was pro-healthcare.
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An article on MLK’s union views can be found here:
Sources claim that nearly 50 years ago, the FBI sent Martin Luther King, Jr. a letter threatening to make public sordid details of his sex life if he didn’t do the “one thing left for you to do.”
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