Southern Tenant Farmers’ Union: Interracial Organization Fought Against Exploitation

Founded in 1934, the Southern Tenant Farmers’ Union was unique in that it was an interracial organization of white and black sharecroppers in the South during the Great Depression. This union was formed in response to the fact that tenant farmers were mercilessly exploited by plantation owners. Duri

Source: Southern Tenant Farmers’ Union: Interracial Organization Fought Against Exploitation

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