August 13, 2012 -
When the CIO launched a campaign to organize Southern workers in 1946, the region's elite fought back by exploiting fears about race and communism -- and fear remains the biggest obstacle to organizing today, as the UAW's campaign to unionize Nissan's Canton, Miss. plant shows.
April 26, 2012 -
The Mississippi Immigrants Rights Alliance has stopped anti-immigrant legislation in one of the most conservative states by bringing together African Americans, immigrants and labor.
March 30, 2012 -
As Florida's tomato pickers turn their attention to grocery chains, they're training farmworkers to form committees and stand up for themselves on the job -- and reporting notable success.
June 1, 1976 -
This article originally appeared in Southern Exposure Vol. 4 No. 1/2, "Here Come a Wind." Find more from that issue here.