Michael Honey's "Black Workers Remember"
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This book discusses major themes and the author's methodology in labor and ethnic studies historian Michael Honey's 1999 book "Black Workers Remember". The author points out the African-American struggle for unionization and civil rights and the connection between these two movements. The paper relates the Memphis sanitation workers strike and the impact of globalization on the employment of blacks.
From the Paper:"In "Black Workers Remember: An Oral History of Segregation Unionism and the Freedom Struggle", labor and ethnic studies historian Michael Keith Honey records the history of southern African American workers and their struggle for both a living wage and the equal rights promised by the U. S. Constitution. Relying heavily on oral histories or testimonies, Honey's book covers the period from the ...s through the ...s and centers on Memphis Tennessee. Many themes are presented in this excellent, often poignant, book that contends the labor of black ..."
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