To Live Here, You Have to Fight by Wilkerson Jessica;

To Live Here, You Have to Fight by Wilkerson Jessica;

Author:Wilkerson, Jessica;
Language: eng
Format: epub
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Published: 2018-01-08T16:00:00+00:00

Figure 7. Eula Hall on the front porch of Mud Creek Clinic, explaining black lung treatments to a couple, 1976. Courtesy of www.earldotter.com ©.

The idea that a health movement would be holistic in addressing a community’s problems was borne out at the Mud Creek Clinic. It was part of a web of activism locally and regionally, operating as much as a community center in the early years as it did a medical facility. Its staff and the members of the EKWRO soon joined the struggles of other working people and their organizations. Through word and deed they argued for a broad vision of community health rights.



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