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Rising from the Rails Pullman Porters and the Making of the Black Middle Class by Larry Tye

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Published by Owl Books .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Labor Unions,
  • Blacks In The U.S.,
  • Political Science,
  • Sociology,
  • History: World,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - Histor,
  • Labor & Industrial Relations - Unions,
  • History / General,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General,
  • Labor & Industrial Relations - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7933127M
ISBN 100805078509
ISBN 109780805078503
OCLC/WorldCa60523584

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"Rising from the Rails chronicles the pioneering role the Pullman porters and their leader, A. Philip Randolph, played in building America's union movement. This vividly told story should be required reading for those who care about labor history, race history, and US history.".   May 8, • In his book Rising from the Rails, journalist Larry Tye examines the social history of the African-American men who provided service to railroad passengers . Rising From The Rails Pullman porters held the worst job on the train and the best in the black community for the years they worked on George Pullman’s sleeping cars. They launched the first successful black trade union and helped fuel the civil rights movement.   It’s based on the book by journalist Larry Tye called Rising from the Rails: The Story of the Pullman Porter. This excerpt begins with Dr. Juliet E.K. Walker, a professor of history at University.

Rising from the Rails: Pullman Porters and the Making of the Black Middle Class by Tye, Larry and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   RISING FROM THE RAILS PULLMAN PORTERS AND THE MAKING OF THE BLACK MIDDLE CLASS by She continues, “destroying a culture’s books is sentencing it to something worse than death: It is sentencing it to seem as if it never happened.” The author also examines the library’s important role in the city since and the construction of the. Rising from the rails: Pullman porters and the making of the Black middle class User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Tye (Home Lands: Portraits of the New Jewish Diaspora) takes us on a long ride on the rails as he follows the lives, experiences, and aspirations of black Pullman porters from their early days working Read full review2/5(1).   Rising from the Rails provides a lively and enlightening look at this important social phenomenon. PUBLISHERS WEEKLY MAY 3, What have the poet Claude McKay, the filmmaker Oscar Micheaux, the explorer Matthew Henson, the musician "Big Bill" Broonzy and college president Benjamin Mays in common?/5(6).