A short set of links for Labor Day. As always, we encourage you to share this post with others. A link does not imply endorsement or agreement by the Council of Independent Colleges.
- “Labor Day Black History: Honoring A. Philip Randolph and Black Labor Unions,” Chicago Defender (September 3, 2022): LINK.
- Ben Railton, “No History of American Labor Should Exclude Slavery,” Saturday Evening Post (September 2, 2022): LINK.
- “Black Workplace Pioneers,” U.S. Department of Labor blog (February 2, 2022): LINK.
- Caitlin Rosenthal, “How the History of Slavery in America Offers an Important Labor Day Lesson,” TIME (August 30, 2018): LINK.
Also, September is International Underground Railroad Month!