A. Philip Randolph address: “March
for Jobs and Freedom

Speaker: A. Philip Randolph
Delivered On: 8/28/1963
Place: Washington DC
Subject: March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Washington,
D.C., 1963.

Civil rights movements–United States–History–20th Century.
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Description: A. Philip Randolph, an elder statesman in the labor movement and key organizer of
the 1963 march in Washington, was the long-time leader of the Brotherhood of Sleeping
Car Porters. Randolph’s address merged his commitments to civil rights and to the
labor movement. The combined exercise seemed less than the sum of the parts. Note
the interesting references to and fear of automation.
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March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Washington, D.C., 1963.
Civil rights movements–United States–History–20th Century.
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