First women’s anti-slavery conference, Philadelphia - 1838
Supreme Court outlaws segregation in public schools - 1954
Twelve Starbucks baristas in a mid-town Manhattan store, declaring they couldn’t live on $7.75 an hour,
signed cards demanding representation by the Industrial Workers of the
World, or Wobblies. Management roadblocks continue to deny the workers
their union to this day - 2004
SOURCE: Union Communications Services, Inc.