in january 1971, two tankers collided

in january 1971, two tankers collided

in the waters beneath the golden gate bridge in san francisco

in the waters beneath the golden gate bridge in san francisco

leaking 800,000 gallons of oil 

leaking 800,000 gallons of oil 

the disaster is remembered for having

the disaster is remembered for having

spurred an environmental movement

spurred an environmental movement

less known is how a black trucker

less known is how a black trucker

named charlie walker played a pivotal role

named charlie walker played a pivotal role

in the cleanup campaign during a time

in the cleanup campaign during a time

 when the white trucking unions and their political allies

 when the white trucking unions and their political allies

were freezing out black workers in the bay area - click learn more button for full information