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Michael K. Honey, Ph.D.

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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

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
Download the free Real Player 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.

Labor and Civil Rights Organizations

Contact: mhoney@u.washington.edu
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