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The Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters


The Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters became the first African-American labor union to be recognized by the American Federation of Labor. What started as a campaign for more money and better treatment became an important force for social change.

Topics in this Podcast: Civil Rights Movement, discrimination, civil rights, American history, black history, racism, not just in the south, labor, 20th century, U.S. history


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