Today in Labor History: April 22

Songwriter, musician and activist Hazel Dickens dies at age 75. Among her songs: “They’ll2015.04.20-history-hazel-dickens Never Keep Us Down” and “Working Girl Blues.” Cultural blogger John Pietaro: “Dickens didn’t just sing the anthems of labor, she lived them. Her place on many a picket line, staring down gunfire and goon squads, embedded her into the cause” – 2011
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