This book brings to life the important but neglected story of African American postal workers and the critical role they played in the U.S. labor and black freedom movements. Philip Rubio, a former postal worker, integrates civil rights, labor, and left maIt is important to note that most of the women coming into the PO [Post Office] are Negroes. ... on the a#39;outsidea#39; down through the years, these women come into the Federal government hoping that they will get a a#39;fair ... He also reflected on how the influx ofmostly black women in the 1960s in New York transformed the post office and its unions: aAnd they brought a new force with them, a dramatic change .
|Title||:||There's Always Work at the Post Office|
|Author||:||Philip F. Rubio|
|Publisher||:||Univ of North Carolina Press - 2010|