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Film Screening & Discussion: Union Time: Fighting for Worker Rights, presented by Matthew Barr

Thursday, October 11, 2018 7:00 - 9:00 PM

  • Location:

    MSU Library Green Room, 4West

  • Categories:
    • Multimedia & Film
  • Formats:
    • Film
  • Audiences:
    • MSU Community
    • Children or Youth
    • Students
    • General Public
  • Description:

    Oral historian and filmmaker Matthew Barr of the Unheard Voices Project will be showing his film “Union Time: Fighting for Worker Rights," which chronicles the 2008 victory by North Carolina employees of the Smithfield Port Processing plant. The primarily minority workforce spent sixteen years in their fight for justice and a union at the meatpacking plant.


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