Levine Museum Historian on Trezzvant W. Anderson, Postal Service and Black Labor Journalism in the New Deal Era


Our Historian Dr Willie Griffin

Dr. Willie J. Griffin published an article in the Duke University Press’ Labor: Studies in the Working Class. In “News and Views of the Postal Service: Trezzvant W. Anderson and Black Labor Journalism in the New Deal Era,” Dr. Griffin discusses Charlotte-native Trezzvant Anderson’s role in ending racial discrimination in the civil service as a railway postal clerk, labor activist, … Read More

Simon Tam Share Story of Fighting Injustice with Rock and Roll


Simon Tam

On Friday, November 22, 2019, The Levine Museum of the New South with help from the Knight Foundation hosted Asian American author, musician, activist, and self-proclaimed troublemaker, Simon Tam. He is best known as the bassist and founder of the Asian American dance-rock band, The Slants, whose landmark legal battle helped expand First Amendment rights in trademark law for minority … Read More