Stewart Acuff

Jan 19

Download my new e-Book Now!

Happy Martin Luther King, Jr Day! In the spirit of his dedication to freedom, I am releasing my new e-book Truth From the Frontlines: 2014 Blog Compilation e-Book! Download it

Jan 16

Truth From the Frontlines: 2014 Blog Compilation e-Book

2014 was a terrible year for the U.S. We tried to document it on my blog as we lived and worked in the difficult vineyards of it. America’s best living songwriter Si Kahn gave me

Dec 18

Resistance and Struggle

We have seen more leadership for justice in America in the last few months than we have seen since 2008. Maybe it started with Rev. Barber and the Moral Mondays in North Carolina, then spread

Oct 30

Video: President Henry Nicholas’ 50 Years of Organizing

Our recent national convention of 1199 National Union of Hospital and Healthcare Employees opened with a dynamic video of President Henry Nicholas’ 50 year history as an organizer, leader, and warrior for justice. Photo: A young

Sep 29

Henry Nicholas: A Story of Leadership, Vision, Courage & Compassion

President Henry Nicolas stands as an icon and a hero of America’s struggle for justice for the last 50 years. But it wasn’t always the case. Born on a cotton plantation in Mississippi, the son

Aug 29

Labor Day 2014

Monday is our day when labor is celebrated, or at least given lip service in the United States. For those of us who are committed to organized labor, social and economic justice, and defeating the

May 23

The Real Dr. King: My New mini e-Book!

In honor of the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists having their annual convention in Atlanta Memorial Day weekend, I’ve created a free mini e-Book called The Real Dr. King that I want to give

May 8

A. Philip Randolph: A Remarkable Man

I had the pleasure and the privilege of speaking at the Michigan A. Philip Randolph awards at Michigan State at the invitation of my dear sister and great trade unionist, Anita Dawon, President of

Mar 7

A Passion for Compassion, the Defiance of Despair

“A religious man is a person who holds God and man in one thought at one time, at all times, who suffers harm done to others, whose greatest passion is compassion, whose greatest strength

Feb 16

Henry Nicholas: A Living Legend

As I wrote in an earlier piece, Henry Nicholas was one of the African-American leaders most involved in connecting the labor movement with the civil rights movement in a real, tangible way; in a

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