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Jan 2022

16

7:00 PM

The Marxist Classes: Dr. King’s fight for labor and justice

Online/Phone Only United States

  Join Michael Honey for an expert examination of Dr. King's relationship to the struggles of working-class people. He will also discuss what we can learn from Dr. King's experiences about building coalitions and organizing social movements. Dr. Honey authored the Robert F. Kennedy award–winning Going Down Jericho Road: The Memphis Strike, Martin Luther King's Last Campaign and To the Promised Land: Martin Luther King and the Fight for Economic Justice; he also edited the recommended reading for the evening,…

Jan 2022

27

7:00 PM

Film: “With Babies and Banners”

Online/Phone Only United States

  Attend this free, online screening of the film With Babies and Banners, directed by Lyn Goldfarb. This Oscar-nominated documentary (1979, 45 min.) tells the dramatic story of the women of the great General Motors sit-down strike—an event that changed American labor history. The women reunited 40 years later to show the strike’s ongoing relevance. “Full of drama, insight and general good humor, coupled with a remarkable use of stock footage, sets a high standard for future compilation films. With…

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