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Tag: Dr. Arthur A. Fletcher

How to end construction union racism: Start a Black union

It has been 45 years since my mentor, Dr. Arthur A. Fletcher, implemented the Philadelphia Plan. This was a federal program used to integrate unions. From the beginning, the construction trades resisted with violence and Jim Crow style segregation. Then why do most civil rights organizations and local Black elected officials support such instruments of racism? That is simple. They take donations from the very construction locals who discriminate against us.

A great opportunity to integrate the construction unions

This is a great time to make a long overdue change. Construction unions are the most racist organizations in the nation. Let's make them integrate.
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