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Building Bridges
Weekly Program
 Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg  Contact Contributor
The Story of Ben Fletcher the Black Wobbly Dockworker Who Led the Most Powerful, Democratic Union of His Day
with
Peter Cole, author, Ben Fletcher: The Life and Times of a Black Wobbly

The discussion amidst a global pandemic makes a case for Fletcher's relevance to the most urgent political projects of the present. Fletcher, a Black man led an avowedly revolutionary union that forced corporations in Americas third-biggest city and fifth-largest port to deal with a union in which the great majority of members were African Americans and European immigrants. And they did it without ever signing a contract, instead enforcing their demands based upon the ever-present threat of a STRIKE!
produced by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
please notify us if you plan to broadcast this radio program - nashkenneh100@gmail.com

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00:27:48 1 Feb. 2, 2022
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