national textile workers union
August 13, 2012 -
When the CIO launched a campaign to organize Southern workers in 1946, the region's elite fought back by exploiting fears about race and communism -- and fear remains the biggest obstacle to organizing today, as the UAW's campaign to unionize Nissan's Canton, Miss. plant shows.
February 3, 2012 -
A group in Gaston County, N.C. is determined to keep alive the memory of the labor leader, who was murdered in 1929 after crossing racial lines in her effort to unionize a local textile mill.