March 26, 2021 -
Facing South recently spoke with Thomas Healy, author of "Soul City: Race, Equality, and the Lost Dream of an American Utopia." The book documents civil rights leader Floyd McKissick's pursuit of Black opportunity in the form of a Black-led model integrated community on a former slave plantation in Eastern North Carolina, and the lessons the quest and its failure holds for today.
October 26, 2017 -
As he and other organizers gather for the annual Southern Movement Assembly, Saladin Muhammad with North Carolina's Black Workers for Justice discusses the importance of building power in the workplace, of tying local struggles together into a mass movement, and of being conscious of the history we're making.