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BY B.J. Murphy | Winston-Salem, NC | 5/06/12
On a hot morning, May 3, over 200 people gathered in front of the R.J. Reynolds (R.J.R) Headquarters in opposition to the very severe working conditions forced on North Carolina tobacco farmworkers.
BY Kosta Harlan | Raleigh, NC | 8/01/10
About 250 immigrant workers, youth and their allies marched on the State Capitol building here, on July 29, in protest of Arizona's SB1070. Protesters chanted and held colorful signs reading, "Stop deportations," "No to SB1070" and "No more racism!"
BY Kosta Harlan | Winston-Salem, NC | 11/04/07
The opening round of what promises to be a hard-fought battle against big tobacco took place here, Oct. 28, as over 300 farm workers, trade unionists, religious leaders and students marched through the streets of downtown Winston-Salem chanting “Si se puede!” and “R.J. Reynolds escucha, el pueblo esta en lucha!”
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