Service + Solidarity Spotlight: North Carolina State AFL-CIO Shares History of the State’s Labor Movement
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Over Labor Day weekend, the North Carolina State AFL-CIO released its limited, four-episode podcast about the history of the state’s labor movement. Episode 1: Roots answers the question, how did we get here? The roots of worker resistance trace back to the first union in North Carolina, The Knights of Labor. Learn how demands for respect on the job were waged by working people like Ella May Wiggins and heroes of the Marion Massacre, inspiring textile organizing across the country.
Learn more at bit.ly/nclaborhistory.