In this episode, Dr. Hettie V. Williams discusses African Americans and American labor history with Dr. Brian Greenberg Emeritus Professor of History at Monmouth University. Williams is an Associate Professor of History at Monmouth University and Greenberg is one of the foremost scholars of U.S. labor history. He is also the author of Upheaval in the Quiet Zone: A History of Hospital Workers’ Union Local 1199 (University of Illinois Press, 1989) with Leon Fink. Greenberg is also the author of several other books including The Dawning of American Labor: The New Republic to Industrial Age (Blackwell, 2017), Social History of the United States: The 1900s with Linda S. Watts and numerous scholarly articles, essays and book reviews. Here he takes us through the arc of American labor history and the connections between this history and the Black freedom struggle.