Marching with Dr. King; Ralph Helstein and the United Packinghouse Workers of America.
This compelling biography of Ralph Helstein, the progressive president of the United Packinghouse Workers of America labor union during the mid-twentieth century, highlights the labor leader's involvement with race and social justice issues and examines the effects of his religious convictions on his work with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and others in the pursuit of civil rights, women's rights and workplace and social equality for all workers. The volume includes numerous black and white photographs. Robinson is professor emeritus of criminal justice at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. (©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR)
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