New labor studies podcast

Working History coverThe Southern Labor Studies Association (SLSA) has launched its podcast Working History. Hosted by SLSA President Beth English, podcast spotlights the work of leading labor historians, activists, and practitioners focusing on the U.S. South.

The inaugural episode features an interview with Hood College Assistant Professor Jay Driskell who discusses his book Schooling Jim Crow, in which he traces the three-decade struggle to build the first publicly funded high school for black students in Atlanta.

The SLSA promotes the study, teaching, and preservation of southern labor history. The podcast is available for listening on iTunes and SoundCloud. Inquiries: workinghistorypodcast@gmail.com .