Histories of the Working Class in North America is a space for popular education that brings researchers and scholars into conversation with organizers, students, and teachers rooted in the contemporary working class. In order to know where we are going, we must study where we have come from!
As a part of an ongoing series hosted by The People's Forum, Histories of the Working Class in North America, Jessica Wilkerson, scholar and historian, will give a public talk on women’s organizing in the Appalachia South.
Over the past 50 years, Cuba has produced more Olympic boxing medalists than any other country. That success was spearheaded by Teófilo Stevenson, who once famously turned down a million-dollar offer to fight Muhammad Ali and turn professional, choosing instead to continue fighting for his beloved homeland.