Today in Labor History January 1, 2020

 Shutting down the New York Transit Authority

William Lloyd Garrison’s The Liberator, an abolitionist newspaper, was published for the first time. The Liberator was published weekly in Boston for 35 years from January 1, 1831, to its final issue on December 29, 1865. Although it had a circulation of only 3000, three-quarters being African Americans, the newspaper gained nationwide notoriety for its uncompromising advocacy … Read more

Today in Labor History, January 1st

labor history january 1st
 Shutting down the New York Transit Authority

 Shutting down the New York Transit Authority William Lloyd Garrison’s The Liberator, an abolitionist newspaper, was published for the first time. The Liberator was published weekly in Boston for 35 years from January 1, 1831, to its final issue December 29, 1865. Although it had a circulation of only 3000, three-quarters being African Americans, the newspaper gained nationwide notoriety … Read more

Today in Labor History – January 1st

labor history january 1st
 Shutting down the New York Transit Authority

Shutting down the New York Transit Authority William Lloyd Garrison’s The Liberator, an abolitionist newspaper, was published for the first time. The Liberator was published weekly in Boston for 35 years from January 1, 1831 to its final issue December 29, 1865. Although it had a circulation of only 3000, three-quarters being African Americans, the newspaper gained nationwide notoriety … Read more