TITLE

Unions and Segregation

AUTHOR(S)
Youngdahl, James E.
PUB. DATE
July 1956
SOURCE
New Republic;7/9/56, Vol. 135 Issue 2, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on manipulation of racial attitude against labor organizations in the southern states of the U.S. The great majority of Southern unions have declared themselves unequivocally in support of integration. There has been a decided step-up in anti-union activity, which union leadership is in poor position to counteract. White Citizen Council (WCC), a white supremacist organization, is undermining unionism very effectively. Factories most vulnerable to WCC propaganda are those. with a majority of white workers but a substantial number of African Americans.
ACCESSION #
14435236

 

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