He wasn't afraid to tackle the problems that workers and unionists faced, while bucking up their spirits, by singing about the people, you and me.
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra has announced a Music for Peace concert, in the wake of recent unrest resulting from Freddie Gray's death.
Examining "race management" during slavery, Western expansion, and early 20th century industrial production.
In 1984, a small group of London gays and lesbians collected money for the miners and taught a lesson of solidarity that everybody should memorize.
At its peak, the National Negro Congress (NNC) included over 3,000 civic, religious, fraternal, labor and community organizations representing millions people.
"Some people think music drops from heaven. But it doesn't. It takes talented union musicians to make music."
Awell-made, engrossing documentary that does something remarkable. It makes compelling viewing out of the retelling of the prosecution of a murder trial from 87 years ago, of which we already know the outcome.
The interweaving of anger, sorrow, humor, and joy makes "Joy in the Struggle" a deeply human book about a woman who has devoted her entire life to the fight for equality, democracy, and peace.
A poem from a recent People's World party, potluck and fundraiser celebrating international labor solidarity and the fight for immigrant rights.