Today in Labor History – August 25th

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Birth of Allan Pinkerton, whose strike-breaking detectives (“Pinks”) gave us the word “fink” – 1819

Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters founded at a meeting in New York City.  A. Philip Randolph became the union’s first organizer – 1925

 

 

 

A. Philip Randolph and the Struggle for Civil Rights (New Black Studies)

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