Mayor Carl Stokes, Reverend Jesse Jackson and Ernie Green work to provide jobs to the blacks in the United States.
United States USA Date:1969 Duration:3 min 43 sec Sound:Yes
The work of three African American civil rights leaders in the United States. Mayor Carl Burton Stokes, a political leader in Cleveland; Reverend Jesse Jackson, a preacher in Chicago and Ernie Green encourage black apprenticeships in building traders. They speak to young black men in need of jobs. Young black workers without jobs stands outside a fenced area and look in at white men working at a construction site. Young black men unemployed on street corners and in front of shops. African American children on a city street, bundled in coats and walking to school. Ernest Green reflecting on the difficulty for black young men in getting jobs and in feeling welcome in the work force. Two young black men talking on a city sidewalk and then doing a multiple step hand shake. Blacks in a classroom coaching young black men in preparation for a sheet metal or other building trade union qualification test. Black men laying bricks for a new building, working with steel beams, pouring cement, and constructing a building. Black workers install building windows and work with a torch on steel girders.
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