May 7th is the anniversary of the start of the first general strike of hotel and restaurant workers in New York City in 1912. On that day over one hundred-fifty […]
Howard Landsman on Journeys Into Jazz
This Wednesday, May 3rd from 2-5pm Journeys into Jazz host Chuck France welcomes Howard Landsman to the studios to share his personal journeys into jazz and the music that influenced […]
The Past Isn’t Past: Successful Black Women Tobacco Workers Stri...
May 6th is the anniversary of the beginning of a successful spontaneous strike of four hundred African American Tobacco workers at I N Vaughan over miserable wages and working conditions. They […]
The Past Isn’t Past: Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, 1943
April 19th, 2023, is the eightieth anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising in 1943. The uprising began after German troops entered the ghetto to deport the surviving inhabitants. Jewish insurgents […]
The Past Isn’t Past: Paul Robeson
April 9th is the birthday of Paul Robeson, one of the most extraordinary figures of the twentieth century. He was born in New Jersey in 1898. His father had been […]
The Past Isn’t Past: “Scottsboro Boys” Trial Alabama...
April 6th is the anniversary of the start of the Scottsboro Boys’ trial in Scottsboro, Alabama in 1931. The case showed that African-Americans and whites working together could beat the […]
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