Today in Labor History – December 11th

Labor History December 11th

A small group of black farmers organized the Colored Farmers’ National Alliance and Cooperative Union in Houston County, Texas. They had been barred from membership in the all-white Southern Farmers’ Alliance. Through intensive organizing, along with merging with another black farmers group, the renamed Colored Alliance in 1891 claimed a membership of 1.2 million. – … Read more