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Michael K. Honey

Michael K. Honey

Conference Speaker for the Gandhi-King Global Initiative (GKGI) Conference: The Uplift of All: Gandhi, King, and the Global Struggle for Freedom and Justice; October 11-13, 2019

Michael Honey, Haley Endowed Professors of Humanities at the University of Washington Tacoma, and formerly a full-time southern movement organizer (1970-76), teaches African-American and labor history and Martin Luther King Studies. He interweaves songs, film, and oral history with scholarship, teaching and civic engagement. He is a Guggenheim fellow and winner of numerous awards for his six books, most recently, To the Promised Land: Martin Luther King and the Fight for Economic Justice (Norton, 2018). You can order Honey’s film, “Love and Solidarity: James M. Lawson and Nonviolence the Search for Workers’ Rights” through Bullfrog Films:

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