The Arrest of Rahaman Muhammad

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At a rally and march this afternoon organized by 32BJ SEIU, police arrested Newark Deputy Mayor Rahaman Muhammad (above) and several workers who sat in a circle in the middle of the street at Newark Liberty Airport as a protest of low wages earned by airport workers.

The act of civil disobedience paid tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on MLK Day.

Also arrested: Working Families Executive Director Analilia Mejia and 32BJ SEIU State Director Kevin Brown.

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  The Arrest of Rahaman Muhammad