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Happy Birthday, Ben Fletcher!

April 11, 2015

BFletcherMonday, April 13, is the 125th anniversary of the birth of the great African-American IWW organizer Ben Fletcher, who organized Philadelphia dockworkers into the country’s first integrated longshore union.

http://philadelphiaencyclopedia.org/archive/industrial-workers-of-the-world/
http://www.iww.org/history/biography/BenFletcher/1
http://www.blackpast.org/aah/fletcher-benjamin-harrison-1890-1949

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