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Published by Klaus Reprint Co. in New York .
Written in English


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Originally published, New York and London: Harper and Brothers, 1944.

StatementHerbert R. Northrup ; foreword bySumner H. Slichter.
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Open LibraryOL15058732M
ISBN 100527676403
OCLC/WorldCa500266204

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Of all published articles, the following were the most read within the past 12 months. The book's first two sentences declare that: "This study attempts to deal objectively and analytically with the relations between the Negro and organized labor with emphasis on the factors responsible for the evolution of union racial practices. It is based on the conviction that an understanding of these causal relationships must precede peaceful. The real leadership of the Negro struggle must rest in the hands of organized labor and of the Marxist party. Without that the Negro struggle is not only weak, but is likely to cause difficulties for the Negroes and dangers to organized labor. This, as I . The Negro worker’s historical experience with organized labor has not been a happy one. In the South, unions frequently acted to force Negroes out of jobs that had formerly been considered theirs. Before the Civil War, Negroes had been carpenters, bricklayers, painters, blacksmiths, harness-makers, tailors, and shoemakers.