Category Archives: black freedom movement

BackStory: A Compliment and a Complaint; Liberals and Class

BackStory is a history podcast/radio show that I have been listening to regularly for about a year now. It’s done by three historians (two from the University of Virginia and one from the University of Richmond), deals with timely topics, … Continue reading

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Rosa Parks, Racism, and Labor History

In today’s “Today in Labor History” put out by Union Communication Services, we learn of this moment in labor history: “Rosa Parks, whose refusal to give up her bus seat to a white man launched the 1955 Montgomery, Ala., bus … Continue reading

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