LAWCHA 2019 Conference
Durham, North Carolina

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Workers on the Move, Workers’ Movements

LAWCHA 2019 Conference
Durham, North Carolina
May 30-June 1, 2019

Labor, migration, and organizing have frequently coalesced. In 2019 LAWCHA seeks presentations that examine how these phenomena have interacted across time and space.
LaborOnline features commentary on a host of issues, contemporary and historical, as well as “instant” dialogue and debate among readers and authors about the contents of the journal. Looking for the journal? Visit Labor at Duke University Press. Contact Rosemary Feurer ([email protected]) to propose ideas or stories. Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter, @LAWCHA_ORG! Subscribe to the LAWCHA RSS Feed!

Traci Parker on her new book, Department Stores and the Black Freedom Movement

Every month or so, LaborOnline interviews the author of a new book in labor and working-class history. This month, our series continues with Traci Parker, whose book Department Stores and the Black Freedom Movement: Workers, Consumers, and Civil Rights from the 1930s to the 1980s was just published by the University of North Carolina Press. Parker, an assistant professor of Afro-American Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, answered questions from Jacob Remes. Read more →

May 7th, 2019