About Love and Solidarity in the Struggle for Labor Rights: Learning from Nonviolent Revolutionary James Lawson

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Love and Solidarity chronicles the life of African American civil rights and labor activist James Lawson, who served as nonviolent theorist for Martin Luther King, Jr. For the last 30 years, Lawson has worked as a Methodist minister in Los Angeles using nonviolent direct action techniques to help immigrants and low-wage workers organize in service economy jobs.

This screening is sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences’ Themester 2015, the Black Film Center/Archive, the departments of History, African American and African Diaspora Studies, and Folklore and Ethnomusicology. Director Michael Honey is scheduled to be present. (2K DCP Presentation)

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