The Hidden History of Canada's Black Porters

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

Canada's Black train porters were subjected to racist treatment, with few opportunities for advancement. Author Cecil Foster chronicles the history of their struggle to be heard and their push for equal treatment in his book, "They Call Me George: The Untold Story of Black Train Porters and the Birth of Modern Canada."
Episode:
The Agenda in the Summer: Cecil Foster
Aired:
Jul 09, 2019
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