Racism, Railroad Unions, and Labor Regulations
By David E. Bernstein
From the late 19th century through the New Deal era, tens of thousands of African Americans found relatively well-paying jobs on American railroads. However, their jobs were perpetually endangered by the racist policies of the railroad unions, who eventually turned to the government for help in enforcing discrimination.
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