Tennie White was an environmental lab owner who was particularly vocal about protecting poor African-American communities. Then, the EPA took her to court.
The formation of anti-fascist coalitions provides the opportunity to convert dreams of social reform into a concrete and transformative program at the municipal level.
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Robin D. G. Kelley, who teaches at UCLA, is the author of the remarkable biography Thelonious Monk: The Life and Times of an American Original (2009) and most recently Africa Speaks, America Answers: Modern Jazz in Revolutionary Times (2012).