Woody Guthrie wrote “This Land Is Your Land” following a frigid trip—partially by hitchhiking, partially by rail—from California to Manhattan. The Great Depression was still raging. Guthrie had heard Kate Smith’s recording of “God Bless America” and resolved to himself: “We can’t just bless America, we’ve got to change it”. - Union Communication Services
Jan. 15, 2018 | LABORHISTORY | The night before Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tenn., he delivered this powerful speech to striking city sanitation workers:
General Membership Meetings
Baltimore: March 4, 2018 @ 10 a.m.
Salisbury: March 11, 2018 @ 10 a.m. The Salisbury meeting will be held
at the Hampton Inn Salisbury,
121 East Naylor Mill Road, Salisbury, Md. 21801