LAWCHA is an organization of scholars, teachers, students, labor educators, and activists who seek to promote public and scholarly awareness of labor and working-class history through research, writing, and organizing.
LAWCHA Pandemic Book Talk :Alice L Baumgartner, South to Freedom: Runaway Slaves to Mexico and the Road to the Civil WarJuly 22 at 7 PM EST•via Zoom
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This recent issue of the Labor: Studies in Working Class History features a terrific essay “Did Emmett Till Die in Vain? Organized Labor Says No!”: The United Packinghouse Workers and Civil Rights Unionism in the Mid-1950s by Matthew Nichter that brings new light to the Emmett Till story. You can access it for free until August 1. Read more →