History of Protest

There are both historical and ongoing connections between the movement for racial justice and other social movements. This guide highlights the historical connection between the racial justice movement and the fight for a broad range of human rights.

Labor and Economic Rights and Racial Justice

Striking workers from the Memphis Furniture Company, c1970s

Women striking for fair wages at the Memphis Furniture Company. Date unknown. (c1970s?), photographer unknown.

Videos about Labor and Economic Rights and Racial Justice

Websites about Labor and Economic Rights and Racial Justice

Three female and one male ILGWU members stand in the cold holding strike placards protesting unfair labor practices by the Ottenheimer company.