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BY Lamont Lilly | United States | 10/14/12
In its original format, Alabama’s Beason-Hammon Act granted school resource officers the right to badger fifth-graders on the basis of their immigration status.
BY Angela Denio | Tar Heel, NC | 12/14/08
After over a decade of struggle the workers of the Smithfield Packing Plant in Tar Heel, North Carolina voted Dec. 11 to join the United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW).
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!”
BY Kosta Harlan | Chapel Hill, NC | 11/01/07
A delegation of fifteen city and university workers, student activists and union organizers delivered a petition of over 500 signatures on Oct. 26 to the University of North Carolina System General Administration, charging that workers’ voices were being silenced at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.
BY Kati Ketz | Williamsburg, VA | 9/16/07
150 Smithfield workers were joined by 1000 supporters here, Aug. 29 - in what was the largest demonstration in this city’s history - to demand justice for factory workers at Smithfield’s Tar Heel, North Carolina plant.
BY Chapin Gray | Hoover, AL | 1/09/07
In solidarity with the over 15,000 Goodyear Tire and Rubber workers who have been on strike since Oct. 5, demonstrations were held on Dec. 2 at Goodyear retail stores across the country.
BY staff | North Carolina | 10/31/06
Saladin Muhammad is a veteran leader of the labor and African American liberation movements in North Carolina.
BY Kosta Harlan | Raleigh, NC | 10/28/06
Raleigh sanitation workers changed tactics, after months of protests to city management fell on deaf ears.
BY Chapin Gray | Gadsden, AL | 10/24/06
Despite the heavy rains and the passing weeks, workers at the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. plant here are holding the picket line, demanding job security and better health and insurance benefits.
BY Fight Back! Editors | Charleston, SC | 7/01/01
Workers' rights are under attack in South Carolina.
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