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Ray Wood, president of UAW Local 14, left, clasps hands with Pastor Kevin Bedford, president of the NAACP, after Bedford spoke at the UAW Local 14 hall during a "We Are One" rally in conjunction with the 43rd anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination.

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George Tucker addresses the crowd at the UAW Local 14 hall during a "We Are One" rally.

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Karen Krause, with Toledo Area Jobs with Justice, joins the crowd for the Pledge of Allegiance at the UAW Local 14 hall during a "We Are One" rally.

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Erika White, vice president of CWA Local 4319, stands with the crowd and holds a sing at the UAW Local 14 hall during a "We Are One" rally.

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The crowd swells the room at the UAW Local 14 hall before a "We Are One" rally in conjunction with the 43rd anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination.

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Cindy Weible, with OAPSE, passes out a sign to Toledo firefighter Rich Duffey at the UAW Local 14 hall during a "We Are One" rally.

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Ray Wood, president of UAW Local 14, yells out to the crowd at the union hall during a "We Are One" rally in conjunction with the 43rd anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination.

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Darlene Blakely, from Sylvania, stands up and applauds for teachers' rights at the UAW Local 14 hall during a "We Are One" rally.

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David DeMoss, president of UAW Local 1435, stands up and yells "Shame on you!" as a rally cry at the UAW Local 14 hall.

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Bob Pirucki, with the UAW Local 14, greets people as they enter the standing room only event at the UAW Local 14 hall.

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Paul Wohlfarth, with UAW Local 12, holds a sign at the back of a standing-room only rally at the UAW Local 14.

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Butch Wick, with OPSAE, holds a sing at the UAW Local 14 hall during a "We Are One" rally in conjunction with the 43rd anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination.

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Ken Lortz, left, director of UAW Region 2B, and George Tucker, right, executive secretary of the Ohio ALF-CIO, applaud a speaker at the UAW Local 14 hall.

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Ray Wood, president of UAW Local 14, speaks to the crowd at the UAW Local 14 hall.

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Ray Wood, president of UAW Local 14 yells out to the crowd at the UAW Local 14 hall during a "We Are One" rally.

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Members of the Bedford Education Association conduct an informational picket outside Monroe Road Elementary School in Lambertville, Mich. The teachers union was protesting proposed education funding cuts in the state budget.

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Sandy Taylor, left, a special education teacher at Monroe Road Elementary School, joins the picket.

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Mike Buzene, a retired Bedford Junior HIgh School science teacher, passes out information sheets as members of the Bedford Education Association conduct an informational picket outside Monroe Road Elementary School in Lambertville, Mich.

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The Bedford Education Association picket included, from front left, music teacher Jane Newmeyer, art teacher Clara Talip, first and second grade teacher Linda Perry, and kindergarten teacher Judy Herr.

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