Tennessee AFL-CIO Labor Council
1901 Lindell Ave.
Nashville, TN 37203
AccomplishmentWe formed new, and strengthened existing, bipartisan relationships within the state legislature over the past several years and helped stop several pieces of anti-worker legislation that would have been extremely harmful to our members.
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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.