African American Cotton Pickers Day Shines a Light on the Complex History of the Ubiquitous Fiber

October 22, 2021 | By By Clayton Maxwell

This Monday is African American Cotton Pickers Day. Dallas historian Clarence Glover launched the day in 2020 to honor African Americans who’ve never been credited for their labor with cotton.

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