Rising from the Rails: The Story of the Pullman Porter

Saturday, February 10, 12:00 am on 14 PRIME

Duration: 0:46:18

Description: The African American ment hired to work on railroad sleeping cars as far back as the 1860's. Serving wealthy white passengers in the golden age of rail travel, the Pullman Porters carried labor organizing skills, civil rights ideals and black culture across the country.


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Broadcast In: English