[Excerpt] Labor unions, like all other institutions in our society, have participated in the racial and sexual discrimination which has made life so difficult for blacks and women. Yet black women are among the strongest and most consistent supporters of collective action through unions.
"Black Women in the Labor Movement: Interviews with Clara Day & Johnnie Jackson,"
Labor Research Review: Vol. 1
, Article 4.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.ilr.cornell.edu/lrr/vol1/iss11/4