Organized Labor and the Black Worker, 1619-1981
In this classic account, historian Philip Foner traces the radical history of Black workers’ contribution to the American labor movement.
"Foner's careful and detailed scholarship makes this the best one-volume study of blacks and the labor movement currently available."
—The Black Scholar
"The standard of accuracy and reasoned argument maintained in this work should make it the standard on its subject for a long time."
—Professor Davivd Herreshoff, Journal of American History
"This readable and authoritative work represents a significant contribution to the literature of black unionism in the United States."
—Joel Hettger, U.S. Department of Labor History, Library Journal
"Foner's book provides considerable illumination of the an important and often overlooked aspect of American labor history."
—Professor Norman Lederer, American Academy of Political and Social Science.