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A. Philip Randolph was born.

1889

during the first world war he was arrested for breaking the Espionge Act.

1914

He founded a magazine called the messenger

1917

He became the president of the brotherhood of sleeping car porters

1929

He led a campain in favour of racial equilty in the military

1946

He also became president of the Negro American Labor Council.

1960

He began involved in as the March on Washington for jobs and freedom..

1963

He worked closely with Bayard Rustin in the AFL-CIO

1966

He died in new york, May

1979

Pullman Porters Strike

Workers founded the American Railway Union to unite railway labor

June 20, 1893

The Pullman Works reduced wages, on the average by 25 percent

Sept. 1893