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BOOK REVIEW A Red Family

The 2002 death of former Communist Party activist and longtime civil rights/labor activist Junius Scales concluded one of America's most distinctive lives. Convicted of a felony in the 1950s solely for his party membership, Scales appealed his case to the Supreme Court, where the ruling was upheld.

New website highlights labors art heritage

For nearly 30 years, the Labor Heritage Foundation has worked to preserve and promote knowledge of the cultural heritage of the American worker through the arts, including music, poetry, written works, theater and artistic works.

Celebrate Deaf History Month March 13 - April 15, 2009

Most American public libraries own or have access to books and videos related to American Sign Language, deaf culture and history. The public is also encouraged to look up information at the library or on the Internet about great American heroes, like Laurent Clerc (deaf) and Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet (hearing).

More reading suggestions for Womens History Month: Women workers, and writers

Women’s History Month fittingly opens with International Women’s Day, March 8.

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Suggestions to read for Women's History Month

History, mysteries, novels, even vampires — some recommendations from our readers and staff.

What to read for Women's History Month

History, mysteries, novels, even vampires — some recommendations from our readers and staff.

Movies for Black History Month

Viewing suggestions from our readers and staff.

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Black History Month book list

A sampling of suggestions from our readers and staff.

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The Chicago Freedom Movement: Summer 1966

The impact of the 1966 Chicago Freedom Movement on the decade’s civil rights struggles was as significant as any other campaign of that era. To visit The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change, click here.