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Miles of Smiles, Years of Struggle: STORIES OF BLACK PULLMAN PORTERS

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  • Free Read Miles of Smiles, Years of Struggle: STORIES OF BLACK PULLMAN PORTERS - by Jack Santino
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  1. Jack Santino says:
    Jack Santino Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the Miles of Smiles, Years of Struggle: STORIES OF BLACK PULLMAN PORTERS book, this is one of the most wanted Jack Santino author readers around the world.

Comment 962 on “Miles of Smiles, Years of Struggle: STORIES OF BLACK PULLMAN PORTERS

  1. ElizabethHigginbotham says:
    Jack Santino uses interviews with retired Pullman Porters to craft the story of their work Well known for the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters and the union struggle waged by A Phillip Randolph, this book acknowledged that struggle, but also the nature of the work and the complexities of Black men who served, mostly White people To maintain their own dignity the Black men had to step out of the servitude structured into the job and develop their own code of ethics This is complicated given th [...]

  2. Daniel Lee says:
    An interesting look at the the intersection of occupation, race and class but without depth The book was interesting as history but the analysis provided by the author did not seem particularly useful or purpose driven It was great to learn about A Phillip Randolph who helped the porters unionized and later organized the march on Washington but the struggle of the porters in not adequately situated in the overall Civil Rights or even the struggle of unions in the United States.

  3. Anthony Buckley says:
    Still Santino s best book It s a splendid study of the narratives of black porters on Pullman trains, and it s full of life.

  4. Glenn Banks says:
    I enjoyed the history given and the stories told it would have been a shame if they did not get these stories recorded.

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