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BOB KING PRESIDENT OF UAW HONORED MA
BOB KING PRESIDENT OF UAW HONORED MAY 8TH

The Labor Heritage Foundation (LHF) is pleased to announce that Bob King, President of the United Auto Workers will be honored at this year’s annual Labor Heritage Awards ceremony. Honorees are chosen for their significant contributions to the labor movement; particularly through support and use of Labor Arts, Culture and Creative organizing LHF is also […]

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Love Songs From The Liberation Wars
Love Songs From The Liberation Wars by Steve Jones

“Love Songs” tells the story of the 1943 strike at RJ Reynolds Tobacco in North Carolina, when 10,000 workers walked out, led by Theodosia Simpson, a 23-year-old African American woman.  “In many ways, this is a labor story forgotten in history,” says Steve Jones. The strike produced a cadre of leaders that transformed the South, […]

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50th Anniversary of Freedom Summer
50th Anniversary of Freedom Summer

Charlie King and Karen Brandow will present a Historical Performance Piece entitled Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me ‘Round with script, music and pictures at the Friday, June 20th evening opening session of the Great Labor Arts Exchange. Charlie says the presentation features “history that made songs, and songs that changed history.” This year marks […]

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Pete Seeger – A Time For Peace
Pete Seeger – A Time For Peace

Pete Seeger, singer, song writer, activists, who understood that to be a citizen of this country, took more than waving a flag. While he was a gentle, deeply humanistic being, his values were worn like battle armour.  He gave no quarter while being victimized by McCarthyism in 1955 when he was summoned before the House […]

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