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  • Civil Rights Unionism

    Posted March 23, 2017 at 2:42 pm


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    Drawing on scores of interviews with black and white tobacco workers in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Robert Korstad brings to life the forgotten heroes of Local 22 of the Food, Tobacco, Agricultural and Allied Workers of America-CIO. These workers confronted a system of racial capitalism that consigned African Americans to the basest jobs in the industry, perpetuated low wages for all southerners, and shored up white supremacy.

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    Weight 1.4 lbs
    Dimensions 6.1 × 1.4 × 9.2 in

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