"We need to clearly, openly discuss the reality of racism in America, we have a big vision of a better nation.""
Started in 1979, Detroit's annual Labor History Conference has continuously brought pressing issues faced by the worldwide working class to the front of academic scholarship.
"I have never seen such hostility, so many non-stop attacks on working people. The greedy corporate forces won't stop unless and until we stop them."
Hundreds of thousands of union members marched past the White House to protest Ronald Reagan's union-busting.
New American Airlines passenger service agents vote big for union representation.
The progressive secular Jewish Currents magazine issued the stamps: Notable among them are four women and a range of ideological orientations
"Our brother killed our sister's son and we do not have to wait for the judgment of prosecutors or courts to tell us how terrible this is."
All the honorees are examples of "courage, compassion and dedication or all three," said Letter Carriers President Fredric Rolando.
The message of the demonstrators was that they are prepared to do whatever it takes to win respect and a living wage, $15 and a union.
It's taken nine years, but some 7,000 former New Orleans school workers may be headed for a multimillion-dollar win of back wages and penalties this fall.