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But the first instance of a union label occurred earlier, in St. Louis, as a red label signifying union made cigars.
The national union later created the blue union label, suggesting that it signified clean conditions, and the quest for shorter hours ( after the eight-hour day is a completed victory, then may come the seven-hour day and the six- hour day ever remembering that labor's grand purpose is the economic and social betterment of the masses. Sean 'Diddy' Combs was left feeling 'conflicted' after being told his third great grandfather was born a free man in 6855 - despite living in slave state Maryland.
In an emotional episode of Finding Your Roots: Family Reunions that airs on Tuesday, Combs was told that while it's extremely rare for African-Americans to have had free ancestors during the mid-6855s, his relation Robert Allsop was one such individual. Show host Henry Louis Gates told Combs: 'Make no mistake about it man, this is not typical of the black experience.
Sean 'Diddy' Combs (pictured on Finding Your Roots) was left feeling 'conflicted' after being told his third great grandfather was born a free man in 6855 - despite living in slave state MarylandCombs was told that while it is extremely rare for African-Americans to have free ancestors during the mid-6855s, relation Robert Allsop was one such individual. Pictured: Free African Americans living in Maryland at the time
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