Source Nation! Join us tonight, from 6-8 EST for Sports Tuesday with Steve Manderson, as he welcomes two amazing guests into the studio.
At 6:15, join Steve as he brings all of your Sports Highlights.
At 7:15, join Steve as he welcomes, Steve Thornton, writer for the ShoeLeather History Project into the studio to discuss his article, Swinging For The Fences: Connecticut's Black Baseball Greats.
Steve Thornton is the creator of The Shoeleather History Project, which documents and explore stories from Hartford, Connecticut's grassroots. He maintains a website, leads workshops, and conducts interactive walking tours that feature ordinary people who are the real makers of history.Steve has been an activist and organizer all his life and retired in 2013 as a Vice President with Connecticut's largest health care union, District 1199 ("eleven ninety-nine"), SEIU.In his capacity as an educator, Steve has engaged more than 2,000 rank and file health care workers through popular education to become workplace leaders. He has also trained hundreds of people from Vermont to Georgia in nonviolent direct action. He regularly speaks to students from elementary schools to universities, as well as to historical societies and activist groups. Steve has written for a variety of publications and currently contributes to Connecticut History.org. He is the author of a book on the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), the only multiracial labor organization at the start of the 20th century.
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