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Philip Randolph Institute
The Philip Randolph Institute was founded in 1965 by Philip Randolph and Bayard Rustin. Funded by the AFL-CIO the main objective of the organisation is to bridge the gap between the African American community and the trade union movement. Activities included local civil rights campaigns, voter registration and job training. By 1990 there were over 200 branches in 37 states.