August 22, 2014 -
While anti-immigrant sentiment has flared up in the South in response to the flood of Central American children seeking refuge in the United States, some Southern leaders have set a different tone by welcoming children from the border to their communities.
May 2, 2014 -
Frustrated with the weakness of U.S. labor laws, the United Auto Workers is appealing to the Paris-based Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and the U.S. State Department to ensure a fair union election at the giant Nissan plant in Canton, MS.
November 7, 2013 -
The national debate over "Obamacare" rages on, but whose voices are being heard? Not those of black teenagers in the impoverished Mississippi Delta -- at least until now.
November 6, 2013 -
A look at what's happening in labor around the South, from a conference on the tragic consequences of U.S. drug policy, to corporate welfare in Mississippi, to a union's struggle with a cereal giant in Tennessee.
September 12, 2013 -
With workplace organizing efforts in the region already making progress, the AFL-CIO adopted a resolution at its national convention this week to make unionizing the South one of its top priorities.
August 27, 2013 -
The NAACP partners with Nissan, which is fighting union organizing efforts at plants in Mississippi and Tennessee? What would Martin Luther King Jr. and Medgar Evers say? And Walmart promoting American-made products? Really?
August 9, 2013 -
College students from across the South are playing a key role in helping workers form a union at the Nissan plant in Canton, Miss.