Christopher E. Johnson is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in history at University of Washington. His research interests include environmental history, postindustrial capitalism, and the social movements of the late twentieth century. Johnson received an M.A. in American history from University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 2007. He earned his B.A. in history from California State University, Sacramento in 2003.
In 1990, more than thirty years after moving west with her family from rural Alabama, Hattie Canty was elected president of the Las Vegas Hotel and Culinary Workers Union Local 226, a position that enabled her to significantly improve the standard of living for tens … Read MoreHattie Canty (1934- )