Generally speaking, grassroots labor movements, the Wobblies in particular, don't receive histories on a state-by-state basis.
Bohemians would appear to be the book Paul Buhle has been waiting to introduce his entire lengthy career as a writer and editor.
The Cesar Chavez film highlights the courageous commitment and unwavering dedication of one historic union organizer and his fierce companions.
Jacqueline Kelly's engrossing young adult novel set on on a Texas cotton and pecan farm with 338 pages that seemingly turn themselves, is a coming of age tale with vast relevance for today's readers.
Ellington was one of the most versatile figures in music of the 20th century, but most people do not know that from the 1930s on, Ellington worked intermittently, all the way up to his death in 1974, on an opera.
Here are just a few stories about the impact made by Pete Seeger on a single one of the millions of people who were influenced by him during his long, creative, inspiring and productive life.
Horne focuses on the reactionary nature of U.S. slavery and racism, and demonstrates the vanguard role of African Americans in the struggle for freedom.
"Opposing Jim Crow: African Americans and the Soviet Indictment of U.S. Racism, 1928-1937" critically investigates what she calls "Soviet antiracism."
It's something of a "buddy movie," one of many where two people with great dissimilarities are teamed together in some common objective over which they have no agreement.
On Jan. 3, 1987, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame admitted its first woman performer, Detroit legend Aretha Franklin.