DSA4USPS: Black Postal Lives Matter
Start: 2020-11-08 18:00:00 UTC Eastern Daylight Time (US & Canada) (GMT-04:00)
This is a virtual event
The DSLC's DSA4USPS subcommittee is planning a series of educational webinars on the United States Postal Service. This webinar will explore the significance of Black postal workers and Black liberation struggles to struggles at the post office, including the 1970 postal strike.
We'll hear from Mack Julion, National Association of Letter Carriers, President, Chicago; Courtney (CJ) Jenkins, American Postal Workers Union, Organization/Legislation director, Baltimore; Ajamu Dillahunt, APWU retired, Black Workers for Justice, Raleigh; Philip Rubio, former letter carrier, author "There's Always Work at the Post Office: African American Postal Workers and the Fight for Jobs, Justice, and Equality" (2010 UNC Press) & “Undelivered: From the Great Postal Strike of 1970 to the Manufactured Crisis of the U.S. Postal Service" (2020 UNC Press). Bianca Cunningham, DSA Afro-Socialist Caucus & Labor Notes staff, will be the MC.