By Andrew E. Kersten
In this enticing new booklet, historian Andrew E. Kersten explores Randolph's major impacts and accomplishments as either a hard work and civil rights chief. Kersten will pay specific cognizance to Randolph's political philosophy, his involvement within the exertions and civil rights pursuits, and his commitment to bettering the lives of yank workers.
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A. Philip Randolph: A Life in the Vanguard (The African American History Series) by Andrew E. Kersten