Michael Honey has written scores of newspaper and magazine articles and given many talks linking issues of the day to labor and civil rights history (see CV). A few items concerning these links are below.

UW professor travels to Memphis for MLK anniversary

By Ted Land, KING 5, April 3, 2018

UW historian Michael Honey recalls Martin Luther King's message of economic justice in new book, 'To the Promised Land

By Peter Kelley, UW News, March 28, 2018

Martin Luther King Jr. predicted backlash against economic and racial progress

A new book traces Martin Luther King Jr.’s fight against racism and economic exploitation as a framework for dealing with contemporary challenges in that unfinished work.

On labor issues, follow the way of Martin Luther King Jr.

Before he was assassinated, Martin Luther King Jr. planned to press for economic equality. Guest columnist Michael Honey recalls King’s views on labor as states across the country consider cutting back the power of labor unions.

Why It's Time to Get to Know the Black Civil Rights Activist James Lawson: An Interview with Michael K. Honey

8 O'CLOCK BUZZ - John Handcox: Sharecropper’s Troubadour

SLSA’s latest Working History podcast, “A Lifetime of Building Solidarity,”

Read the publisher's summary: Spanning the 1930s to the present, Black Workers Remember tells the hidden history of African American workers in their own words

Southern Labor and Black Civil Rights - Ken Nash, WBAI Labor Book Reviews: 1997

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Read the publisher's summary: Southern Labor and Black Civil Rights: Organizing Memphis Workers