We also remember

On Memorial Day we may remember not only those who have served in the armed forces, but also the many others who have worked for – and in some cases given their lives for – progress,   social and economic justice, and democracy:

Rosa Parks

Martin King

Abraham Lincoln

James Chaney


Michael Schwerner

Eugene Debs

Francis Perkins

Margaret Sanger

Haymarket Martyrs

Cesar Chavez

Harvey Milk

Susan B. Anthony

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Victims of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire,

and many others…

(N.B.: Chaney, Goodman, and Schwerner were killed while registering voters in Philidelphia Miss., which is where Regan launched his 1980 campaign.)