March 7th is the anniversary of the Ford Hunger March of 1932. Three thousand unemployed workers marched with fourteen demands, including jobs for laid off employees, the right to organize […]
The Past Isn’t Past: Armed Black Panthers Protest WA Gun Control...
February 28th is the anniversary of the Black Panthers armed protest of the passage of a state gun control bill in Olympia, Washington in 1969. Eight Seattle Panthers stood on […]
The Past Isn’t Past: Ship repair firm Signal guilty of trafficki...
February 19th is the anniversary of the day in 2015 that a US court found ship repair firm Signal guilty of discriminating against and trafficking five hundred Indian workers. The […]
The Past Isn’t Past: Underground Railroad Whisks “Fugitive...
February 15th is the anniversary of the escape of formerly enslaved person Shadrach Minkins from Boston to Canada. He was the first person seized in New England under the Fugitive […]
The Past Isn’t Past: Lee Jeans Sit-in, Scotland, 1981
February 5th is the anniversary of the start of a historic successful sit in at Lee’s Jeans factory in Greenock, Scotland in 1981. Two hundred forty workers, mostly women, stopped […]
The Past Isn’t Past: 1737 Birth of Thomas Paine, American Revolu...
January 29th is the anniversary of the birth of Thomas Paine in 1737 in England. Paine wrote the influential pamphlet, Common Sense, during the American Revolutionary War. Image: Portrait of Thomas Paine By Laurent […]
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