Premilla Nadasen will discuss her new book Household Workers Unite! The Untold Story of African American Women Who Built a Movement (Beacon Press, 2015) at the Tamiment Library on Tuesday March 22 at 6:00 PM. Copies of the book will be available to purchase. This event is sponsored by the Frederic Ewen Center.
Premilla Nadasen is an associate professor of history at Barnard College, Columbia University, and is the author of several books, including the award-winning Welfare Warriors: The Welfare Rights Movement in the United States. A longtime scholar-activist, Nadasen works closely with domestic workers’ rights organizations, for which she has written policy briefs and served as an expert academic witness. She also writes about household labor, social movements, and women’s history for Ms., the Progressive Media Project, and other media outlets.
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