Black Workers and the American Labor Movement

The United Steelworkers will be hosting an incredible event for all members. "Black Workers and the American Labor Movement: Reconstruction to Modern Day." The event will be an online event open to all members to learn the stories of well-known trailblazers are ripe for Black History Month and are usually part of the narrative concerning the Black experience in America. This year, United Steelworkers Civil and Human Rights Department invites members to learn about the collective work of Black people who may not be well-known, but whose gifts to labor and labor history are invaluable. We will take a journey from Reconstruction to the present, to re-examine Black peoples’ bestowal in labor history, and to grasp the importance and urgency of organizing Black workers for a healthy and growing labor movement.

The first day will be Febuary 9 at 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. before Local 1945's local meeting. You can view the event at hall if you wish as well. 

The second day will be the following week on Feburay 16 at 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. 

Register online here Today!