Herbert Hill is Professor in the Department of Afro-American Studies and in the Industrial Relations Research Institute at the University of Wisconsin Madison. Widely recognized as a leading authority on race and labor, he served for many years as National Labor Director of the NAACP. He has taught and lectured at many universities in the United States, England, and Continental Europe, has served as special consultant to the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations, has frequently testified before congressional committees and government agencies, and has served as consultant to many public and private organizations concerning discrimination in employment. Over a period of many years, he has given testimony in federal court cases involving complex civil rights litigation. Professor Hill has written and edited several other books and he is the author of numerous articles in professional journals and general interest publications."