The Negro and the American labor movement
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Published by Anchor Books in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • African Americans -- Employment,
  • Labor unions -- United States,
  • Discrimination in employment -- United States

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Julius Jacobson.
LC ClassificationsE185.8 .J3
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 430 p.
Number of Pages430
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5604961M
LC Control Number68012042

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The leaders of the labor movement, however, see clearly that it is not possible permanently to close, to the million or more Negro laborers in this country, the opportunity to take the positions. The documentation of Herbert Hill, the labor secretary of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, is impressive and conclusive on this count. 4 And yet, with all of the changes which must be made within the labor movement, the American unions represent a major and natural ally of the Negroes in their striving for equal. Thus, at this point in American history when the labor movement is on the decline, the Negro movement is on the upsurge. The fact has to be faced that since the development and momentum of the Negro struggle have made the Negroes the one revolutionary force dominating the American scene.   Asa Philip Randolph was born Ap , in Crescent City, Florida, and died , in New York City. He was a civil rights and labor activist, known for his role in organizing the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters and for heading the March on : Nadra Kareem Nittle.