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Best of: Museum examines workers’ rights through art


Born Again Labor Museum

The Born Again Labor Museum in Carbondale features art focused on worker’s rights, and it’s also a community event space for local labor rights organizations — which have seen a renewed interest in recent years as the pandemic highlights the plight of many essential workers across our economy. To tell us more about the history of labor organizing in Southern Illinois and about the Born Again Labor Museum, we were joined by the museum's co-founders. 

This segment originally aired February 7, 2022.


Tish Markley 

Co-founder, Born Again Labor Museum, Carbondale

Adam Turl 

Co-founder, Born Again Labor Museum, Carbondale



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