Jessie Kindig is an M.A. student of American history at the University of Washington in Seattle, focusing on twentieth-century American radicalism and social movements. She received a B.A. with departmental honors in American Studies from Barnard College at Columbia University in 2004. In addition to her academic studies, Jessie has worked as a research historian for Howard Zinn and Anthony Arnove’s Voices of a People’s History of the United States (Seven Stories, 2004) and “Rebel Voices,” the book’s theatrical adaptation by The Culture Project in New York City; Arnove’s Iraq: The Logic of Withdrawal (The New Press, 2006); and Ahmed Shawki’s Black Liberation and Socialism (Haymarket, 2006), among other titles.
Aaron Dixon was born in Chicago, Illinois on January 2, 1949. He moved with his family to Seattle, Washington at a young age and grew up in the city’s historically black Central District. Influenced by his parents’ commitment to social justice, Dixon became one of the leading activists in the Seattle area … Read MoreAaron Dixon (1949– )