While standing on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, with more than 200,000 people outstretched before him, Dr. King communicated his dream of an inclusive and racially just society. Sunday, August 28, 2011 will mark forty-eight years since Dr. King’s historic “I Have a Dream” speech during the March on Washington. On this date, many will witness the unveiling and dedication of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington, DC. People around the world will reflect upon Dr.
Executive Directors for professional football and basketball players' labor unions talked about collective bargaining rights in sports. National Basketball Players Association director Billy Hunter said that if he had to bet on it, he would wager that the NBA lockout would cost the league the entire 2011-12 season. The NBA locked out its players on July 1st after a recent labor deal expired and then filed a claim against the National Basketball Players Union for unfair labor practices.