Milwaukee Area Labor Council Supports Black History Month

May be an image of 1 person and text that says 'LABOR SPOTLIGHT Ella Baken "People cannot be free until there is enough work in this land to give everybody a job."'
Ms. Ella Baker.

“Ella Josephine Baker was committed to economic justice for all people and once said: ‘People cannot be free until there is enough work in this land to give everybody a job…'”
May be an image of 1 person and text that says 'LABOR SPOTLIGHT fred Hampton "We're talking about destroying the system, and and they have hang- ups doing that because they're constantly buying property within the system."'

For Black History Month, we’re highlighting labor leaders and activists who have made an impact on the labor movement and civil rights movement.

Mr. Fred Hampton Sr.

“In 1968, he founded the Chicago chapter of the Black Panther Party and established a community service program that included free breakfast for school children and a free medical clinic…”

Head to our website to learn more- https://milwaukeelabor.org/…/labor-spotlight-fred-hampton/

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May be an image of 1 person and text that says 'LABOR SPOTLIGHT Kenneth Rigmaiden "As workers, whose fortunes depend solely on unity, we must stand together as allies, as soldiers in one army against the injustices that are happening currently all around us.Our fight rages on, may we never tire." ALLIED T'
Mr. Kenneth Rigmaiden.

“He immediately enrolled in the floor covering apprenticeship training program of Local Union 1288, and received certificates of completion from the IUPAT’s International Joint Apprenticeship Training Fund and the State of California Division of Apprenticeship Standards in 1980…”

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