Here’s today's labor history:
On this date in 1939, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld several lower courts’ rulings that Jersey City mayor Frank Hague’s ordinance banning labor meetings in public places and prohibiting the distribution of union literature violated the First Amendment right to freedom of assembly and was therefore unconstitutional.
Today’s labor quote is by Alice Walker
Alice Walker, who said
"Activism is the rent I pay for living on this planet."
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