Black History Fact Of The Day

Written By: Elsie Law - Sep• 22•16

Red, Black & Green Elsie Law LogoFormed in New York City in 1850, the American League of Colored Laborers (ALCL) was the first African American labor union created in the United States. Frederick Douglass and other activists formed this union as a collective for Black workers who were disallowed from joining White unions.

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