Mike Honey: Today's racial violence echoes 1960s' backlash

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Most of use remember "the long hot summers" and the white racial "backlash" of the 1960s. Are we going back there?

Dr. Michael Honey, the Haley Endowed Professor of the Humanities at UW Tacoma.Michael Honey, published author, film producer and the Haley Endowed Professor of the Humanities at UW Tacoma, wrote Today's racial violence echoes 1960s' backlash, published by the News Tribune July 11, 2016. Read it here on the News Tribune website.

Dr. Honey teamed with Errol Webber to produce Love and Solidarity, a documentary about the life of Methodist minister and civil rights activist Rev. James Lawson, released last year. 

A published author and editor, Honey edited and published All Labor Has Dignity, a collection of writings by Martin Luther King Jr.

Other books by Dr. Honey include Sharecropper’s Troubadour: John L. Handcox, the Southern Tenant Farmers’ Union, and the African American Song TraditionGoing Down Jericho Road: The Memphis Strike, Martin Luther King's Last Campaign, and Southern Labor and Black Civil Rights: Organizing Memphis Workers.

This fall, Dr. Honey will teach THIST 416 Life and Thought: Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, and Angela Davis and THIST 441 Black Freedom Movement in Perspective.

Written by: 
Meridith Hatch / July 12, 2016