Book Review: Selected Letters of Langston Hughes
A Prayer for Peace, A History of War
Sutro Baths -- Test Case for Civil Rights in San Francisco
San Francisco's Own Rosa Parks
Wherever There's a Fight: How Runaway Slaves, Suffragists, Immigrants, Strikers, and Poets Shaped Civil Liberties in California
Wherever There's a Fight captures the sweeping story of how freedom and equality have grown in California, from the gold rush right up to the precarious post-9/11 era. The book tells the stories of the brave individuals who have stood up for their rights in the face of social hostility, physical violence, economic hardship, and political stonewalling.
"A lesson in American history riding the 14 Mission bus"
Published in the San Francisco Chronicle Sunday edition, July 9, 2006, this insightful article about what you can see on an ordinary bus ride generated a dozen letters-to-the-editor from people who starting thinking differently about their fellow passengers, and themselves.
"Soup, salad, suffrage: How women won their right to vote in California"
Published in the San Francisco Chronicle Sunday edition on March 4, 2007, this article draws on unique historical archives--letters, diaries, and even a menu from a working woman’s café--to put the fight for women’s suffrage in a new light.
United Farm Workers Documentation Project
European Grape Boycott
While the United Farm Workers union was waging a battle for justice in the grape vineyards of the sweltering San Joaquin Valley, their unlikely ambassador brought the grape boycott to the dockworkers of England and Scandinavia.
Development Debacle: The World Bank in the Philippines
Development Debacle “merits more serious attention. Its depth of documentation is unparalleled in studies of the World Bank. Thanks to active helpers inside the Bank, the authors got most of the internal country and project reports on the Philippines from... the Bank... Finest effort to date.”