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Bernie Sanders, Danny Glover to Lead Historic Civil Rights Protest on Nissan Factory in Canton, Miss.

Hundreds of Workers, Civil Rights Leaders, Elected Officials to Converge on Nissan Plant for ‘The March on Mississippi: Workers’ Rights = Civil Rights’

Citing Automaker’s Record of Harassment, Intimidation of African-American Workers, Protesters to Demand Company Respect Employees’ Right to Vote for a Union Without Fear of Retaliation

 

Canton, Miss. – Citing a pattern of civil rights abuses by Nissan against its predominantly African-American workforce in Mississippi, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, actor Danny Glover, NAACP President Cornell William Brooks and hundreds of workers, civil rights leaders, and social justice advocates will converge on the automaker’s factory in Canton Saturday to demand that the company respect its workers’ right to vote for a union free from fear and intimidation.

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