Teamsters 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of MLK, Jr. Event – April 2-4, 2018

Published: Feb 27 2018 10:49AM

Teamsters 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of MLK, Jr. Event

To: All Teamster Affiliates 
From: James P. Hoffa, General President 
Date: February 21, 2018 
Subject: 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of MLK, Jr. – 4/3-4/2018 

Please join me, your Human Rights and Diversity Commissioners and fellow Teamsters in the historical events surrounding the 50th anniversary marking the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in Memphis, Tennessee. 

A room block has been set up at the Horseshoe Hotel and Casino Tunica at 1021 Casino Center Dr., Robinsonville, MS 38664. The room rate is $55.00 per night plus a $14.99 resort fee that includes in-room internet and gym passes for two people. 

To make hotel reservations, please use this link: 

Or, you may call the hotel directly at 866-635-7095 and mention you are with the Teamster Group. (There is a $10.00 charge for phone reservations.) The deadline for reservations in the room block is March 11, 2018. 

Events are scheduled for April 3 in Robinsonville, MS and April 4 in Memphis, Tennessee. Transportation will be provided from the hotel in Robinsonville to Memphis on April 4. 
Please register online for this event at as soon as possible so we can have an accurate account of the number of people attending. 


Monday, April 2, 2018 - Horseshoe Hotel & Casino, Tunica, Mississippi
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration 

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - Horseshoe Hotel & Casino, Tunica, Mississippi
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Registration
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Teamster - Specific Events

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - Memphis, TN (Transportation provided)
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. AFSCME "I AM 2018" Events

Conference Info: For general event questions, please contact Myron Sharp at 202-624-8705 or

Travel Assistance: For assistance with making travel arrangements, please call the Teamster Travel Department at 202-624-6999 or 1-800-IBT-FLY1. 

Registration: For questions regarding registration, please contact Vicky Matullo at 202-624-8724 or

Thank you for your participation and I look forward to seeing everyone at this important event.


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