By Philip F. Rubio
This ebook brings to existence the $64000 yet missed tale of African American postal employees and the serious position they performed within the U.S. exertions and black freedom pursuits. Philip Rubio, a former postal employee, integrates civil rights, exertions, and left flow histories that too frequently are written as though they occurred individually. headquartered on manhattan urban and Washington, D.C., the e-book chronicles a fight of nationwide value via its exam of the publish place of work, a place of work with amenities and unions serving each urban and city within the United States.Having fought their approach into postal positions and unions, black postal workers--often college-educated army veterans--became a serious strength for social switch. They mixed black hard work protest and civic traditions to build a civil rights unionism on the publish workplace. They have been a significant component within the 1970 national wildcat strike, which ended in complete collective bargaining rights for the main postal unions below the newly tested U.S. Postal provider in 1971. In making the struggle for equality fundamental, African American postal employees have been influential in shaping modern put up place of work and postal unions.