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Join APRI Seattle’s Juneteenth March & Rally on June 19

The following is from APRI Seattle:

SEATTLE — On Monday, June 19, International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Locals 19 and 52 and the A. Philip Randolph Institute Seattle will present the 4th annual Juneteenth March and Rally to Honor Juneteenth and continue the fight to end racism and slavery everywhere.

All are invited to gather at 10 a.m. at the ILWU Local 19 Union Hall, 3440 E Marginal Way S. (corner of Spokane and East Marginal). Participants will travel along East Marginal Way either by foot or car caravan to Terminal 46. The march will enter Terminal 46 at the main truck entrance located on Alaskan Way South & S. Atlantic St.

Music will be provided by C.T. Thompson & The Classic Soul Band.

The program at Terminal 46 will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will include representatives from ILWU Locals 19, 52, and 23. There will also be speakers from many community labor organizations including the A. Philip Randolph Institute Seattle, Mothers for Police Accountability, Organized Workers for Labor Solidarity, MLK Labor, Wa Na Wari, WA State Black Clergy, Black Prisoners Caucus and Africa Town.

All participants are asked to wear masks and use hand sanitizer that will be provided.

This event is endorsed by: ILWU Local 19, ILWU Local 52, ILWU Local 23, Central Puget Sound Carpenters Local 206, A. Philip Randolph Institute Seattle Chapter, The MLK Labor Council, African American Longshore Coalition, WA NA WARI, Organized Workers for Labor Solidarity, Solutionary Rail & The Backbone Campaign, APALA-Seattle, Washington State Labor Council, Washington State District Council, Northwest Seaport Alliance, CBTU-Seattle, UFCW Local 3000, LIUNA Local 242, Seattle Branch Sailors Union of the Pacific, Freedom Socialist Party, Mothers for Police Accountability, Partners for Social Change, CULDEFY Marketing Agency/V.ann Events LLC, AFSCME Local 1495, CWA 7800, ATU 587, Radical Women, Protect 17 and all other supporting organizations of the Juneteenth Committee To Stop Police Terror & End Systemic Racism – Seattle.

Thanks to the NW Seaport Alliance for the use of Terminal 46.

For more information, email Gabriel Prawl at

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