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Philip S. Foner

Philip S. Foner (1910–1994) was a prolific people's historian, whose many works include Organized Labor and the Black Worker, 1619-1981, The Black Panthers Speak, Clara Zetkin: Selected Writings, and The Letters of Joe Hill, all published in new editions by Haymarket Books.



  • Organized Labor and the Black Worker, 1619-1981

    A classic, radical history of Black workers' contribution to the American labor movement.
  • The Letters of Joe Hill

    The legend of Joe Hill, brought to life through his letters, songs, and writings.
  • Clara Zetkin

    Essays and speeches from 1889–1933, long unavailable in the US, on women's equality, labor, peace, and socialism.
  • Black Panthers Speak

    Edited by Philip S. Foner
    A sweeping collection of the most vital and representative writings of the Black Panther party.