The IWW and the black worker

The IWW and the black worker

A piece by historian Philip Foner on the IWW's efforts to organize black workers and its outlook on race in the United States.

Originally appeared in The Journal of Negro History, Vol. 55, No. 1. (Jan., 1970)

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Juan Conatz
Aug 30 2012 05:53


  • In fact, the Industrial Workers of the World is the only labor federation in the history of the American labor movement which never established a single segregated local.

    Philip S. Foner

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