by Lawrence B. Glickman
When two TV networks decided in 1956 to no longer air racist lyrics to popular songs by Stephen Foster and other minstrelsy holdovers, some southern segregationists took the move as an attack on the very foundations of civilization.
by Erik Loomis
Latino organizations and the AFL-CIO urged boycotts of Coors beer for its owners politics and the company's antilabor crusade. The company's national sales didn't take a serious hit until student, environmental, and gay activists helped form a broader coalition.
SOURCE: The Conversation
by Julie L. Holcomb
"In the 1780s, British and American Quakers launched an extensive and unprecedented propaganda campaign against slavery and slave-labor products."
SOURCE: Inside Higher Ed
The Society for Military History has planned its annual conference for Texas next spring. The state's radical new abortion law has prompted some members to call for moving the event, and sparked debate over what constitutes political neutrality for the organization.
SOURCE: Made By History at the Washington Post
by Allyson P. Brantley
Absent robust enforcement of sex discrimination prohibitions by the EEOC (which frequently dismissed women brewery workers' complaints), consumer boycotts alongside union actions forced major brewers to change their practices. Will similar strategies help fight sexism in today's craft brewing world?
by Mark Holan
Authors, academics, musicians, and others bothered by their work being “cancelled” might consider the original boycott for some needed perspective.
SOURCE: Washington Post
by Allyson P. Brantley
What William (Bill) Coors complained was “political persecution” was, for boycotters, a tool of political expression — of refusing to financially support policies that maligned and marginalized their communities and those of their allies.
SOURCE: Huffington Post
It's been called "sickening," an "[apology] for fascism," and "an affront to humanity as a whole."But enough about the wine -- it's the label that's causing a furor.The Simon Wiesenthal Center, a Los Angeles-based human rights organization, has called for a global ban on Italian winemakers Vini Lunardelli, whose "historical line" of wines includes labels featuring images of Adolf Hitler and various Nazi slogans.
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