Eric Arnesen

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Eric Arnesen is the Teamsters Professor of History at The George Washington University. He is the co-chair of the Washington History Seminar, a joint project of the American Historical Association and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and the author of Waterfront Workers of New Orleans: Race, Class, and Politics (1991); Brotherhoods of Color: Black Railroad Workers and the Struggle for Equality (2001); and Black Protest and the Great Migration: A Brief History with Documents(2002). He is currently finishing a biography of the African American socialist, labor leader, and civil rights activist A. Philip Randolph.