Reds at the Blackboard
Communism, Civil Rights, and the New York City Teachers Union
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||Columbia University Press|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $32.00|
| Book Description: |
Reds at the Blackboard recounts the rise of a unique type of unionism in the early twentieth century that would later dominate the organizational efforts behind civil rights, academic freedom, and the empowerment of blacks and Latinos across the United States. Through its affiliation with the American Communist Party, the New York City Teachers Union pioneered what would later become social movement unionism, solidifying ties with labor groups, black and Latino parents, and...