Racial conflict and racial solidarity in the Alabama Coal Strike of 1894: new evidence for the Gutman-Hill debate
Alex Lichtenstein looks at the issue of race in an Alabama coal strike.
An essay by Philip S. Foner about the relation between the AFL-CIO unions and Black Americans in the 1970s.
Letters from the South Grand Master Workman of the Knights of Labor, revealing that the color line still remained a serious problem, and that the Knights did not succeed in breaking down the wall separating white and black. They also throw light on some of the special problems facing the KoL when it moved into the South.
Dan Hodges has written an article for the Telegraph, using the horrific murder of Bijan Ebrahimi as an excuse to attack “the dark side of working class Britain.” This is an attempt to address the points he has side-stepped for the benefit of his polemic.
Chris Chen writes for Endnotes journal on race, capitalism and class.
A critique by the Facing Reality Collective in Philadelphia of the 'revolutionary left' and the 'ultraleft'.
[Video] Modibo Kadalie on the "bat patrols": Community self-defense and the 1981 Atlanta child murders
New video evidence has been publicly released showing Georgia prison guards beating inmates with a "hammer-like object" in the aftermath of the 2010 prisoner's strike against forced labour. The strike was one of the largest in US history and was met with violent repression.
Trigger warning: footage and descriptions of violence, images of injuries