DC Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton connects a historic escape attempt by slaves with today’s fight for DC statehood; AFGE’s Black Labor Week on “Black History, Race and Racism in America,” and on Labor History in 2 https://laborhistoryin2.podbean.com/: The Fight for Equality in 1830.
Last week’s show: Labor Day: no picnic in a pandemic
Militia sent to Leadville, Colo., to break miners strike - 1896
Mother Jones leads a march of miners' children through the streets of Charleston, W. Va. - 1913
National Football League Players Assn. members begin what is to become a 57-day strike, their first regular-season walkout ever - 1982
- David Prosten