On today's labor calendar, Cecily McMillan discusses "From Occupy Wall Street to Resisting Trump" tonight at 6pm at the Takoma Busboys & Poets, where copies of her memoir, "The Emancipation of Cecily McMillan," will be available for sale.
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Here’s today's labor history:
On this date in 1924, Samuel Gompers, president and founder of the American Federation of Labor, died in San Antonio, Texas, where he had been rushed after falling ill in Mexico City while attending the inauguration of the new president of Mexico.
Today’s labor quote is by Sam Gompers
Sam Gompers, who said "Do I believe in arbitration? I do. But not in arbitration between the lion and the lamb, in which the lamb is in the morning found inside the lion."