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OCTOBER 2016 1st, Saturday; FOLWCC GRAND RE-OPENING !! 4-7p.m. Food, Music & Fun! Thank You to our broad community of supporters, volunteers and friends who have helped us repair, renovate & comeback better and stronger than we were before! 1st, Saturday; FOLWCC hosts a Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU) and Community reception; 7:30-11:00pm. 6-9th; […]

Grand Opening of Renovated Fruit of Labor World Cultural Center On Saturday, October 1st, Fruit of Labor World Cultural Center host grand opening of repaired and renovated Fruit of Labor World Cultural Center. The center’s building was damaged in February 2016 when a tree fell on the building. The center was repaired and renovated. An opening party […]

BLACK WORKERS FOR JUSTICE STATEMENT ON ROLE OF POLICE & Call for GENERAL STRIKE…BLACK SOLIDARITY DAY September 22, 2016 It is time for something different. According to the Charlotte Observer,, the killing of Keith Lamont Scott makes the sixth in Charlotte and with Terence Crutcher, makes the 163rd killing of a Black person in the […]

Huge Win! Durham City Council Passes $15/hr and raises for all!  DURHAM – On Thursday, June 9, City Council voted to raise the  minimum wage for city employees to $15 per hour! This is due to the weekly pickets the UE150 Durham City Workers, Raise Up, Durham Beyond Policing  held in front of city hall every week for 10 […]

June 2016 Fruit of Labor World Cultural Center Newsletter produced by: Black Workers For Justice’s Hip Hop 4 Justice edited by: Mari Caldwell-Robinson Contact Information: Address: 4200 Lake Ridge Rd, Raleigh NC 27604 (919) 231-2660 – Anytime (919) 876-7187 – Day email: fruitoflaborwcc@netscape.com website: www.fruitoflabor.org  Verizon strike picket lines proliferate: With at least ten Verizon strike picket lines from Germantown to College Park […]