Category: history

Kite Line- October 11, 2019: Writing Our Histories- A Conversation with Anastazia Schmid, Part Three

This post was originally published on this siteThis week, we finish our conversation with Anastazia Schmid. This time around, she talks about labels- and the media’s role in the stigmatization of incarcerated and formerly incarcerated people. Schmid also talks to us about the Indiana Women’s Prison History Project, and other ways of presenting her historical… Read more »

“When Workers Shot Back”: Discussion with Robert Ovetz

This post was originally published on this siteThe post “When Workers Shot Back”: Discussion with Robert Ovetz appeared first on It’s Going Down. In this episode of the It’s Going Down podcast, we speak with Robert Ovetz, author of the new book, When Workers Shot Back: Class Conflict from 1877 to 1921. During our discussion,… Read more »

Kite Line- August 23, 2019: A History of Cook County Jail

This post was originally published on this siteFor this week’s episode, we share a conversation between Melanie D. Newport and Anne Gray Fisher. They talk about the history of Cook County Jail- the largest facility in the country. Melanie D. Newport is an Assistant Professor of US History at the University of Connecticut-Hartford. Her work… Read more »

Mark Bray on Anarchist Revolution In Spain & Lessons for Today

This post was originally published on this siteThe post Mark Bray on Anarchist Revolution In Spain & Lessons for Today appeared first on It’s Going Down. In this episode of the It’s Going Down podcast, we speak again with historian Mark Bray about the anarchist movement in Spain as well as the Spanish Civil War… Read more »

Kite Line- April 26, 2019: Impacts of the Prisoners’ Movement, Part Three

This post was originally published on this siteThis week, we finish our conversation between Toussaint Losier and Micol Seigel. This is part three of a series in which we hear Losier, author of Rethinking the American Prison Movement, speak to Seigel about his research while writing his book, in which he builds a cohesive picture of… Read more »

Kite Line- April 19, 2019: Impacts of the Prisoners’ Movement, Part Two

This post was originally published on this siteThis week continues the conversation between Toussaint Losier and Micol Seigel. This is part two of a series in which we hear Losier, author of Rethinking the American Prison Movement, speak to Seigel about his research while writing his book, in which he builds a cohesive picture of the… Read more »

Kite Line- April 12, 2019: Impacts of the Prisoners’ Movement, Part One

This post was originally published on this siteThis week, we have a conversation between Toussaint Losier and Micol Seigel. This is part one of a series in which we hear Losier, author of Rethinking the American Prison Movement, speak to Seigel about his research while writing his book, in which he builds a cohesive picture… Read more »

RS&M’s Approach to History

This post was originally published on this siteFour episodes down and quite a bit of history has been covered. I want to frame out the basics of the podcasts approach to history since it’s something we will obviously be holding may discussions around in the future. First and foremost, my goal in presenting the history… Read more »

EP04 Resistance to the Confederacy

This post was originally published on this siteIn this episode we talk with historian Victoria Bynum, author of the Renegade South blog and multiple books, including the Free State of Jones – Mississippi’s Longest War. We talk about the little known history of resistance to the Confederacy all over the South during the Civil War. https://redstringsandmaroons.files.wordpress.com/2019/03/ep04-resistance-to-the-confederacy.mp3… Read more »