Jesse Jackson Invokes MLK’s Name For Workers’ Rights By Michael McIntee | April 5, 2011 LikeTweet EmailPrint More More on Labor/Unions Subscribe to Labor/Unions Follow this author Jesse Jackson at MLK Rally in Madison, WI Jesse Jackson saw firsthand how Martin Luther King, Jr. fought for rights such as collective bargaining. Now 43 years to the day after King’s death, Jackson says the battle is being fought again. This time instead of Memphis, Tennessee where King was assassinated, the battleground is Madison, Wisconsin where workers’ rights such as collective bargaining are under attack from Republican Governor Scott Walker and the Republican controlled legislature. Support this story and all the stories from The Uptake. Donate.