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Fruit of Labor Performs at Climate March Rally on 4/29/17 On Sat, April 29th, Fruit of Labor /GLAE members Nathanette Mayo, Rick Scott, Darrion Smith, Chris Macon and Angaza Sababu Laughinghouse shared their music. They also shared about the mission and campaigns by Black Workers for Justice and U.E. Local 150/NC PSW Union. They shared […]

Fruit of Labor World Cultural Center Hosts Anti-Islamophobia Forum A¬†forum titled “Deconstructing Hate: Building a Stronger Movement Against Islamophobia and Other Oppressions” was hosted at Fruit of Labor World Cultural Center on April 26, 2017. Participants discussed about their work around¬†anti-Islamophobia, worker rights, immigrant rights, anti-war/Palestine freedom, and other anti-oppression movement work. Imam Khalid Griggs […]

PASTORS FOR PEACE / SOLIDARITY WITH CUBA/ END THE U.S. BLOCKCADE! In February 2017, we hosted discussions at the Fruit of Labor World Cultural Center about the” Black Liberation and the Cuban Revolution” through the lens of Fidel Castro and Malcolm X. Activist writer Rosemari Mealy walked us through this rich history and her book […]

Report from 34t Annual Martin Luther King Support for Banquet by BWFJ   Black Workers for Justice organized the 34th Annual Martin Luther King Support for Labor Banquet at NC Association of Educators Building in Raleigh, NC, on April 8, 2017. The event included political songs by Fruit of Labor Singing Ensemble, spoken work performance, […]

The April 4th, 1968 Assassination of Dr. M L KING Jr. A Turning Point in African- American & Labor History CITY OF MEMPHIS BLACK MUNICIPAL WORKERS START STRIKE FEB. 11, 1968 ! Some 1,300 sanitation workers begin what is to become a 64-day strike in Memphis, ultimately winning union recognition and wage increases. The April […]