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In the 1960s, before manufacturing was offshored and employers began opposing all efforts to unionize, the share of Black workers in unions reached nearly 40 percent.

Black Worker Centers: Building Workplace Power in the Communities

Even in anti-union terrains, the centers have found ways to change public and corporate policies.

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