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African American Labor Leaders

AFSCME President LEE SAUNDERS Keynote Address to the Democratic Convention 2016  President Lee Saunders is highest ranking African American Labor Leader in the USA

 

AFSCME President LEE SAUNDERS and AFT President      RANDI WEINGARTEN

 

BART – ATU 1555 Subway Workers protest cutbacks causing injuries.  ATU Local President Antonette Bryant speaks to protestors.  Also Speakers from SEIU 1021 Maintenance.

 

 

AC 192 SFO Subway Workers Explain Being Treated Like SLAVES

 

ATU 1555 President Antonette Bryant Explains Strike in SFO & Oakland, CA

 

TOP 10 CIVIL RIGHTS LEADERS   

 

Martin L. King – Civil Rights & Vietnam Peace Leader 1967

 

Martin Luther King – LABOR, WEALTH & JUSTICE – Sanitation Workers

 

SELMA – The Official Trailer – Oprah Winfrey, Cuba Gooding, Jr.

 

Three Marches from the Movie – SELMA

 

Martin Luther King – DIGNITY of LABOR – Memphis Sanitation Workers

 

Martin L. King – Talks to SEIU 1199 – Progressive Healthcare Wrkrs NYC

 

M. L. King “Sweeper” Speech

 “Sweep like Shakespeare, Beethoven”

 

Martin L. King – Montgomery, AL Bus Boycott Speech and History – 1955

 

“All Labor Has Dignity” on M.L. King’s Labor Ideas & Union Supporters

 

SNCC – Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee –

Civil Rights History

 

SNCC Voter Registration 1964

 

Mississippi FREEDOM Democratic Party vs All White, Jim Crow Delegates at Democratic Party Convention – Less than a year after Assassination of JFK 1964

 

SNCC, FREEDOM SINGERS, UCLA 1965

 

Southern Christian Leadership Committee – Martin Luther King 1965

 

J. Ernest WILKINS – 1950 Labor Leader in I.L.O. Int’l Labor Organization

 

W.E.B. DuBois – Historian – Activist – Great Thinker and Writer 1868-1963    In W.E.B. DuBois Own VOICE – “Socialism and the American Negro”

 

W.E.B. DuBois – Black Socialist – Author of “Black Reconstruction”    DuBois Held Black Workers Must Lead in Struggle for Democracy (The Real News)

 

African American WOMEN Who Built a LABOR Movement

 

The POPULIST MOVEMENT – 1890-1900 – William Jennings Bryant –  Failed to Unite the (White) GRANGE with (Southern) Colored Farmers Alliance

 

The Populist Party of the 19th Century

 

Colored Farmers Alliance Briefly Joins the Populists, but Racists Reject Them

 

Northern (White) Farmers Alliance and

Southern (Colored) Farmers Alliance

 

Twenty Eight (28) Unknown Facts About Black History

 

African American Farmers Movement – (Colored) Southern Farmers Union

 

A. Phillip Randolph, Pres. Pullman Railway Car Porters Union 1900 

 

Democracy Now – Amy Goodman – Tribute to A. Phillip Randolph, President of the Pullman Car Porters Union – Pres. Randolph was a huge Civil Rights donor

 

Honoring the Pullman Railway Car Porters Union President A. Phillip Randolph

“Rising from the Rails”  by Larry Tye on Democracy Now  

 

GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER – Miraculous Inventer – 1861 – 1943

 

FREDERICK DOUGLASS –  From Slave to Abolitionist – 1818 – 1895

 

NAT TURNER (1800 – 1831)  Nat Turner Led the First American Slave Rebellion

 

Hollywood Feature Film – “12 YEARS A SLAVE” – Trailer

 

Mgr. Dir. Bill Floyd’s Favorite Full Feature Film of 1964 – Starring Ivan Dixon   “ONLY A MAN”

 

“Black Like Me” Starring James Whitmore – a White Man Changes His Skin Color to Black, and Experiences Racism first hand as a Black Person. 1964

 

“Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman” – Starring Cicely Tyson 

 


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