strike

Barbara Johns, a sixteen year old student, staged a strike at Robert Russa Moton High School because of its deplorable conditions. One student John Stokes assisted Johns in the effort in 1951. He shares his story with me. John Stokes grew up in the Jim Crow South.  He attended Robert Russa Moton High School in […]

Barbara Johns, a sixteen year old student, staged a strike at Robert Russa Moton High School because of its deplorable conditions. One student John Stokes assisted Johns in the effort in 1951. He shares his story with me. The newly renovated Virginia Attorney General’s Office has been renamed the Barbara Johns State building. The building […]

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The picket lines will begin today for teachers in Chicago, IL. Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis delivered the news Sunday night after negotiations failed with the school board. This will be the first time in 25 years that teachers have been on strike. Lewis said both sides are not far apart on compensation but they […]