workers rights

On the Breath: Facts, Stories & Songs About the History of Labor Protests in NYC (New York Library) – VIRTUAL

This program asks: what was working life like at the beginning of the Twentieth Century in our city? Who were the citizens/laborers who took their stories to the streets to bring attention to their underpaid, dangerous work conditions? The Triangle Fire was the largest workplace disaster in New York City […]

Dr. Eric Cervini on “The Deviant’s War: The Homosexual vs. the United States of America” (Prince George’s County Memorial Library) – VIRTUAL

From a young Harvard- and Cambridge-trained historian, the secret history of the fight for gay rights that began a generation before Stonewall. Eric Cervini is an award-winning historian of LGBTQ+ culture and politics. He graduated summa cum laude from Harvard College and received his Ph.D. in history from the University of Cambridge, where […]