Michael K. Honey, Ph.D.
This collection of publicly available resources is not intended to be an exhaustive list of Michael Honey's publications or research. Refer to the Curriculum Vitae for full details of his scholarly work.
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University of Washington Affiliations
- Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences Program at UW Tacoma
- Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies at UW
- Center for the Study of Community and Society at UW Tacoma
Michael Honey's Books
- Going Down Jericho Road: The Memphis Strike, Martin Luther King's Last Campaign
- W.W. Norton & Company, 2007.
- View slideshow: Quicktime version | Windows Media Player version
Media coverage of Going Down Jericho Road
- KCTS Connects
- KPOJ Portland
- The Thom Hartmann Show (listen to Podcast)
- The Beat
- Memphis Commercial Appeal
- Guest editorial by Michael Honey: Strike that changed the nation
- Fresh Air
- San Francisco Chronicle
- Book review by Rick Ayers: Get to know the civil rights leader on a deeper, more radical level
- Seattle Times
- Jerry Large column: Living as a Good Samaritan, Dr. King's way
- Book review by Charles Cross: Going Down Jericho Road: Rallying for workers' rights/civil rights
- The News Tribune
- Article by Debbie Cafazzo: Look beyond the dream
- Book excerpt: King's last battle was for labor union
- UW Tacoma
- News release: New book by UW Tacoma professor offers definitive look at the Memphis Strike
- Washington Post
- Book review by Kevin Boyle: King's last mission
- Black Workers Remember: An Oral History of Segregation, Unionism, and the Freedom Struggle
- University of California Press, 2000.
- Review: Book highlights struggle world forgot as 'Black Workers Remember' visits labor veterans. University Week, March 30, 2000.
- Southern Labor and Black Civil Rights: Organizing Memphis Workers
- University of Illinois Press, 1993.
- Review: Southern Labor and Black Civil Rights. WBAI Labor Book Reviews (NYC), 1997.
Music and Film Works by Michael Honey
- Memphis Strike
- Video trailer featuring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (3 min, 30 sec)
Quicktime version | Windows Media Player version
- A Soldier's Duty? The Ehren Watada Story
- A 16-minute film, produced and written by Michael Honey, on Lt. Ehren Watada's challenge to President Bush's invasion and war in Iraq. Underdog Productions, 2006.
- George Bush Blues
- Copyleft Mike Honey 2003. Melody and lyrics by Mike Honey; arrangement and music by Steve DeTray
Articles and Interviews by Michael Honey
- Dr. King wanted economic justice
- Opinion. The Gainesville Sun, April 22, 2010
- Labor unions historically blazed the path for health care in U.S.
- Opinion. The News Tribune, September 4, 2009
- Employee Free Choice Act will provide worker protection
- Opinion. The News Tribune, March 18, 2009
- What Would King Tell Obama?
- Opinion. The Progressive, January 19, 2009
- Human rights and the economy crisis
- Opinion. Seattle PI, December 11, 2008
- Grass roots can nourish Obama's goals, nation's needs
- Opinion. The News Tribune, November 6, 2008
- Economy's strength hinges on U.S. workers (Labor Day, 2008), TNT
- Opinion. The News Tribune, August 31, 2008
- King's Legacy: Defending the Right to Organize, Memphis CA
- Blog. UW Professors Blog on Politics, April 8, 2008.
- King's Unfinished Agenda, Seattle Post Intelligencer:
- Opinion. The News Tribue, April 3, 2008.
- King's politics of Hope and the Obama campaign, Seattle Times
- Opinion. The News Tribune, January 21, 2008.
- Memphis: The Strike that changed a nation, Memphis CA
- Opinion. Commercial Appeal, January 14, 2007.
- What would King say about Iraq war?
- Commentary. Seattle Post-Intelligencer, January 17, 2003.
- Hard-won labor rights are well worth protecting
- Commentary. Seattle Post-Intelligencer, August 23, 2002.
- State's college administrators not required to recognize vote of faculty; new law would remedy that
- Viewpoint. The News Tribune, February 5, 2002.
- Donna Allen's Work Will Live On
- Biographical Article. Women's Radio Fund, 1999.
- Donna Allen, Crusader for a Democratic Communications System
- Biographical Article. Women's Institute for Freedom of the Press, 1999.
Michael Honey in the News
- New book by UW Tacoma professor offers definitive look at the Memphis Strike
- UW Tacoma, Dec. 18, 2006.
- Interview on Oral History
- Focus: Working-Class Studies on the Radio, a program on NPR affiliate WYSU 88.5 FM at Wayne State University.
- Milestones: Two UW professors have been awarded fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities
- Columns (UW Alumni Magazine), March 2003.
- Guthrie, Gospel, Gumption
- Columns (UW Alumni Magazine), March 2001.
- UW Tacoma's Honey named to Harry Bridges Chair in Labor Studies
- University Week (UW Faculty/Staff Newspaper), October 12, 2000.
- UW Forum: Work remains if race relations are to improve
- University Week (UW Faculty/Staff Newspaper), May 18, 2000.
UW Course Information Available Online
- HST 449: Labor and the Civil Rights Movement
- UW Course Resource Site, 2002.