Labor News

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Today in labor history: Tuskegee Institute opened

The school focused at least officially on industrial and agricultural education in keeping with Washington's pedagogy and philosophy

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Today in labor history: W.E.B. Du Bois dies in Ghana

On this day in 1963 on the eve of the historic March on Washington, W.E.B. Du Bois died in Ghana.

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Black History reprint: Working-class roots of Bill Withers

You might be a Bill Withers fan without realizing it. If you ever grooved to Will Smith’s “Just the Two of Us,” sang along with “Lean On Me” or thought to yourself, “Ain’t No Sunshine” when she’s gone, you know Withers’ timeless musical touch.

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