Live From Pullman National Monument, a tourist and tourism hotspot, with Dr Lyn Hughes

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Live From Pullman National Monument, a tourist and tourism hotspot, with Dr Lyn HughesDr. Lyn Hughes, founder of the National A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum (NAPRPPM) hosts a unique global-cast magazine format - Talk Radio Show. The focus of the show is about all things Cultural Economic Development (CED) Tourism!The show is unique because of its eclectic blend of content that highlights history as it relates to Tourism, The Arts, Music, Business and People, but ultimately all focusing on the main topic Tourism. The show will have a particular focus on the economic benefit tourism can, could, and does have on the African American communities nationally.The National A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter boutique Museum is the only one of its kind in the world, and we could not do a show without discussing the life, legacy, and lessons from the International Ambassadors of Hospitality…the Pullman Porters, and their 100 years of Excellence.The passionate and poignant stories that exist in this legacy, serve as a tool to excite and encourage people of all ages to study the past to help create a better future.PO BOX 6276 CHICAGO ILLINOIS 60680-627610406 SOUTH MARYLAND AVENUE CHICAGO IL 60628 ▪ 773-850- 8580 History:The National A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum was founded in 1995 by Dr. Lyn Hughes. The facility is located in the Historic Pullman District in Chicago Illinois. On February 19, 2015 President Barack Obama designated the Historic Pullman district a National Monument that is now a part of the National Park Service. The museum is named after men who made history – Asa Philip Randolph and Pullman Porters, the men who made up the membership of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters (BSCP) union. Randolph was the chief organizer and co-founder of the BSCP, the first African-American labor union in the country to win a collective bargaining agreement. Under Randolph’s leadership, the Pullman Porters fought a valiant battle for employment equality with the corporate giant, the Pullman Rail Car Company.Their pioneering efforts created the first bona-fide union for the African American worker. This victorious struggle in America’s early labor movement was also the doorway through which many civil rights gains were made.The NAPRPPM is locally recognized as a historic site and is a unique addition to the tourism sites of the Pullman community of Chicago, Illinois. The Museum is also nationally recognized as a valuable and unique African-American museum. The National A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter museum pays tribute to one of the most influential African-American leaders in history. A. Philip Randolph redefined American labor, American democracy, and American society, during a time when it was unsafe and unpopular. Randolph demanded that African-American people be fully and equally included in American society. A. Philip Randolph was an articulate, intelligent, and fair leader who devoted decades of his life to his vision of a more moral and civilized American society. A Philip Randolph was a great man, a great humanitarian, and a great American.

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