"RISE UP SINGING: WOMEN IN THE LABOR MOVEMENT" at LEHMAN COLLEGE, DECEMBER 3RD

In 1776 Thomas Jefferson wrote: “ We hold these truths to be self evident that all men are created equal.” What he could have written is “We hold these truths to be self evident that ‘all white male land-owners are created equal.’” Women didn’t have a place at the table. They didn’t even have the…

WOMEN, SONG and the LABOR MOVEMENT, Part V: "HOW I GOT OVER"

    John Steinbeck said, “We learn a great deal about people by listening to their music. Listen to their songs, for into the songs go the anger, fears and frustrations, the hopes and aspirations.”   I have created a series of videos that highlight the role of women in the labor movement. Each video…

WOMEN, SONG AND THE LABOR MOVEMENT, PART IV: "WEST VIRGINIA MINING DISASTER"

  John Steinbeck said, “We learn a great deal about people by listening to their music. Listen to their songs, for into the songs go the anger, fears and frustrations, the hopes and aspirations.”   I have created a series of videos that highlight the role of women in the labor movement. Each video portrays…

WOMEN, SONG AND THE LABOR MOVEMENT, PART III: "HARLAN COUNTY COAL WARS"

  John Steinbeck said, “We learn a great deal about people by listening to their music. Listen to their songs, for into the songs go the anger, fears and frustrations, the hopes and aspirations.”   I have created a series of videos that highlight the role of women in the labor movement. Each video portrays…