Peter Cole

individual, ENTITY.3495
Artist Biography:
“Peter Cole grew up in suburban Miami, Florida. He studied at Columbia and Georgetown Universities, and is an associate professor of history at Western Illinois University. He is the author of Wobblies on the Waterfront: Interracial Unionism in Progressive-Era Philadelphia and Ben Fletcher: The Life and Writings of a Black Wobbly. His current research examines the influence of militant dockworkers on social movements in Durban, South Africa, and Oakland, California. He’s a longtime vegan and bike commuter.” From Celebrate People’s History