In this passage Leon Alexander, a coal miner and union organizer in Alabama, recalls living and working under Jim Crow laws and his early efforts to fight them. He discusses father's work in the United Mine Workers and the unsuccessful miners'...
In the first letter, written September 6, 1944, Craft complains about African American passengers on city buses in Mobile: "A condition has been in effect here in Mobile since the War began...of some of the drivers of the City Lines allowing the...
Advertisement for a May Day rally sponsored by the International Labor Defense, to be held Birmingham, Alabama, on May 1. The flier encourages unity among workers of both races to "Defy the terror and Jim Crow orders of the bosses" and to resist...
This article cites a newspaper from Washington, D.C., which predicts that segregationist sentiment in the nation's capital will lead to "Jim Crow" street cars there: "What is true in Washington is true elsewhere, and especially in the South. The...
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