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Unformatted text preview: 22:15 African Americans-The civil rights movement • Starting with Dr.King , Montgomery, little rock • Progressed through 1960’s o Very complicated- many argue different side Labor Movement • A. Philip Randolph o Jacksonville to Harlem, get out of the oppression of the south o Everything was happening in Harlem o Became a sot pretty early in life and started a magazine called the Messenger Covered African American issues from a sot point of view Very much in favor of organizing African American labor o During ww1 he was jailed along with chandler for “pro journalism along Negros” Germany standing up to the US and putting them in its place Seen as sedition After the war released yet solidified belief that the US government was not on the side of the oppressed, AA, and working man Starting trying to create general union for African American The one that took was the brotherhood of sleeping car porters • The guys you see on trains who carry bags o Service side of the economy o Made to protect the rights of those individuals o 8000 employees at height • Great Depression o Didn’t hit AA that hard, level the playing field Not true...
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- Spring '06
- Fair employment practices, AA segregated units, AA unemployment, AA situation, AA Start