I believe our stories are important, even as I’ve believed that my particular story wasn’t really all that important. But, I thought I’d share anyway.
Convinced of impending slave-revolts, stirred by incendiary white abolitionists, slaveowners saw all their nightmares confirmed in a daring interracial insurrection during the fall of 1859.
“I’m here to integrate this joint.”1 That’s how three-time heavyweight boxing champion, Vietnam War resister, and Black Muslim A short clip from the introduction to the chapter "Everything but country":
"Muhammed Ali explained his presence to an unlikely gathering in Nashville, TN in 1979."
A movement—and a moment—has made it possible for breakthroughs on the question of racism in the US working class, even among white workers typically suspect of deep racism.
We've all been bitten We've all been underground We've all been beaten, battered, bruised Told to get down —Refused, The Shape of Punk to Come This past weekend, I returned to Cincinnati, OH—where I lived for many years in the Over the Rhine and Lower Price Hill neighborhoods—to attend the Appalachian Studies Association conference. It… Continue reading The shape of Appalachia to come