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A Holiday Dedicated to Working People Ends Up With Protests

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 Marshall Park in Charlotte was filled with hundreds of people. Protesting what is traditionally a holiday aimed at celebrating the working people, but instead, begging for higher wages for those working jobs with hourly rates. 

The event is part of the nation-wide Moral Monday series, where those working at fast food restaurants, in child care, and in our state's school systems, stand up for more money.

The idea is to create awareness about the minimum wage, and encourage those in Washington to increase it.

Testimonies from those working for fast food chain restaurants, who have had to get a second job in order to make ends meet. A silent protest also took place away from the stage, with a group of teachers who say their wages are still too low. 

 

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