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April 30th, 2013
thesmithian

In the early 20th century many African-Americans found steady…jobs in urban Post Offices, but little room for advancement. Despite discriminatory employment practices, the Post Office Department was a rare avenue of opportunity…postal jobs were coveted positions that helped lead to the emergence of a black middle class.  

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In the early 20th century many African-Americans found steady…jobs in urban Post Offices, but little room for advancement. Despite discriminatory employment practices, the Post Office Department was a rare avenue of opportunity…postal jobs were coveted positions that helped lead to the emergence of a black middle class. 

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    This is the reason they are looking to end Saturday mail. Then they could hire less, and more black people will be out...
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