On today’s Labor Calendar, there’s a Community Speak-Out tomorrow, Saturday, August 22, about unjust firings in the District, from 3 – 4pm in Lamont Park. For complete details on this and other upcoming local labor activities, go to dclabor.org and click on calendar.
Here’s today’s labor history:
On this date in 1831, the slave revolt led by Nat Turner began in Southampton County, Virginia.
Today’s labor quote is by Mary Harris “Mother” Jones:
“I will tell the truth wherever I please.” Mother Jones, who said “I'm not a humanitarian, I'm a hell-raiser.”