Black unionism in the industrial South / Ernest Obadele-Starks

Author(s): Obadele-Starks, Ernest, 1959-
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Subjects: African American labor union members--History--20th century
Race discrimination--Southern States--History--20th century
Equality--Southern States
Southern States--Economic conditions
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: College Station : Texas A & M University Press, c2000
Series: Texas A & M southwestern studies no. 11
LC Classification: H, HD
Physical Description: xxii, 183 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: List of Illustrations
List of Tables
Ch. 1. "A Serious Menace to the White Union Men": The World of the Black Unionist 3
Ch. 2. "Fifty-Fifty": Black Longshoremen and the Racial Paradox 37
Ch. 3. "Build ... One of Our Own": Railroad Workers Broaden the Struggle 53
Ch. 4. Oil Workers and the Fight for Mobility 68
Ch. 5. "Free of Company Domination": Steelworkers Look Inward 82
Ch. 6. War, Violence, and Shipbuilding 101
Ch. 7. Black Unionism and the FEPC 112
Conclusion 129
Notes 135
Bibliography 159
Index 173
Notes: LCCN: 99034233
ISBN: 0890969124 (cloth)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [159]-172) and index
OCLC Number: 41482290
ISBN/ISSN: 0890969124