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A. Philip Randolph Institute

Following passage of the Voting Rights Act, APRI was co-founded in 1968 by A. Philip Randolph and Bayard Rustin. APRI forged an alliance between the civil rights movement and the labor movement. Wikipedia*

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The A. Philip Randolph Institute has 4 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was in a 1996, Black Voters and the Labor Movement. The year with the most videos was 2013 with two videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2013 with an average of 861 views per program. Most appearances with Julian Bond (2), Clayola Brown (2), Al Sharpton Jr. (2). Most common tags: African Americans, King, Dr. Martin Luther, Jr..

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