Harold Washington press conference during his campaign for mayor, Chicago, December 13, 1982
Scene between the National Guard and Black men, Chicago Race Riot, 1919
The vast majority of American historical monuments were constructed between about 1880 and 1930 or so. This means that most of them in some way reflect white supremacy, truly a.
I recently watched the 1984 PBS production The Killing Floor, about the Great Migration and Black labor in Chicago meatpacking during World War I and leading up to the World.
In the thread on cop media from a couple of days ago, a few people in comments mentioned how cops in early films were not portrayed as heroes, but rather.
On April 6, 1905, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters began a sympathy strike in support of striking clothing cutters at Montgomery Ward in Chicago. This moment significantly raised tensions in.
On July 6, 1968, the first Chicago bus drivers' wildcat strike of that summer ended, a key moment to discuss the relationship between Black Power, the workplace, and racial issues.
On May 1, 1867, workers in Chicago went on strike for an 8-hour day, the first mass-scale labor action for that demand that directly challenged political power. The 8-hour day.