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Black History Month Profiles: A.J. Starling
This year, for Black History Month, we're taking a look at a group of leaders who are currently active making Black history across the labor movement. Check back daily for a new profile and meet some of the people working to improve not only their community, but also to improve conditions for working people across the country.
Service + Solidarity Spotlight: Help Our Union Family in Tennessee Recover from Massive Flooding
Working people across the United States have stepped up to help out our friends, neighbors and communities during these trying times. In our regular Service + Solidarity Spotlight series, we’ll showcase one of these stories every day. Here’s today’s story.
By Our Hands: Here’s How Bonnie Blair Became the Typist of the Black Sanitation Workers on Strike in Memphis When Dr. King Was Killed
“I typed all day long for T.O. Jones,” said Bonnie Blair, recalling the rainy day in 1968 when she wrote 33 letters from striking sanitation workers to Mayor Henry Loeb of Memphis, Tennessee.