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What happened after the Ludlow massacre 101 years ago?

One hundred and one years ago today, the Ludlow Massacre in southern Colorado shocked people around the country. Striking coal miners and their families living in a tent city were attacked by company guards, leaving 21 dead. The Ludlow Massacre … Continue reading

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Remembering the Ludlow Massacre 100 years later

The Ludlow Massacre, one of history’s most violent moments in labor relations, took place on April 20, 1914 on the prairies of southern Colorado. The massacre was part of the Colorado Coal Field Wars, a longer conflict over dangerous working … Continue reading

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