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Labor groups plan rally to protest KKK logo on city worker's cooler

NOW: Labor groups plan rally to protest KKK logo on city worker’s cooler


MILWAUKEE (CBS58) -- There's a rally planned for Monday at City Hall to protest a photo that was taken last week of a small cooler with two stickers. Labor groups are calling this hate in the city. The two stickers were of a confederate flag and another that read "Invisible Empire Ku Klux Klan. 

It was taken at a construction site in Milwaukee near 25th and Wells Street where workers were doing sewer repairs last week. 

According the the labor groups, the owner of the lunch box is an employee with the contractor American Sewer Services. 


  • What: Rally following publication of photos of workers for a city contractor displaying support for the KKK on the job 
  • When: Monday, December 11th, 2017, 6 p.m. 
  • Where: Milwaukee City Hall
  • Organized by: Young Workers Committee of the Milwaukee Area Labor Council, Coalition of Black Trade Unionists, NAACP, AFL-CIO, Voces de la Frontera, LULAC, Jewish Community Relations Council, the Milwaukee Dr. Martin Luther King Justice Coalition, Citizen Action of Wisconsin, Young People's Resistance Committee

Click here to read the Department of Public Works statement.

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