Editors' Blog

Book Review: All Labor Has Dignity

review By Catherine O'DonnellUniversity of Washington News and InformationMartin Luther King Jr. led the American civil rights movement but his deep and active commitment to labor and social justice is often forgotten.A new book, “All Labor Has Dignity” (Beacon Press, $26.95, hardcover with CD), brings together 16 of King’s speeches on economic justice, many of them buried in the King archives until now.

New podcast up – interview with award-winning historian Blair L.M. Kelley

Political Affairs #126 – Boycotting Jim Crow: The Original Anti-Segregation MovementOn this episode we speak with historian Blair L.M. Kelley about her new book Right to Ride: Streetcar Boycotts and African American Citizenship in the Era of Plessy v. Ferguson, recently out by University of North Carolina Press.

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