What's Going On

Performed by Pam Parker

parkerA member of The Newspaper Guild/CWA, Pam Parker has spent many years as a social justice singer. She's joined on this album by her son, Jobari Parker Namdar, and the Washington, D.C. Labor Chorus, as well as the Washington, D.C.-based rock and blues band Bones of Contention.

—Many of the songs selected for this feature are available from the Labor Heritage Foundation.