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Coal Reignites A Mighty Battle Of Labor History

Discussion in 'THREAD ARCHIVES' started by Blind Hemingway, Mar 5, 2011.

  1. This year commemorates the 90th anniversary of the Battle of Blair Mountain in 1921, when 10,000 coal miners rose against the rule of the coal operators and fought for the basic right to live and work in decent conditions.


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    I recommend watching this video as well to get a better understanding of the battle from the Miner's POV, themselves.