Captain D's, St. Louis, MOMay 08, 2013

Third Fight for $15 Strike

In 2008 when we had a recession everyone who went to school, got a degree, it didn't mean anything but you go look at a corner and you see another McDonald's being built, another Taco Bell. They were building more and more when we were supposed to be failing.
Rasheen Aldridge, Show Me $15

St. Louis might have been an unlikely choice for the third Fight for $15 city (called Show Me $15 for the state’s motto), but its strong local labor movement helped lay groundwork for the protests that would come the following year after the death of Michael Brown Jr.

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