Tag Archives: North Carolina

Handicap This! May-June 2014

Hungary’s discrimination; violence against women with disabilities in EU; Jenny Hatch wins right to make her own decisions; death of Michael Anthony Kerr, a North Carolina prisoner with disabilities. Continue reading

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Queer Notes, May-June 2014

Mississippi pro-discrimination law; Gay rights in India’s election; sexual and gender diversity classes in Nepal. Continue reading

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Racism and the fight against it take center stage in the U.S.

Nationwide protests erupted immediately after the outrageous July 13 acquittal of George Zimmerman for murdering 17-year-old African-American high school student Trayvon Martin last year. Within three days, thousands of protesters came out in dozens of cities, and a new group called the Dream Defenders began a 31-day occupation of Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s office. Continue reading

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Women World Wide, September-October 2011

From the September-October 2011 issue of News & Letters: Women World Wide by Artemis Unite Here, a union for service workers, has filed charges against the management of Hyatt Hotels for turning heat lamps on hotel housekeepers picketing the Chicago … Continue reading

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Rally in Asheville

From the March-April 2011 issue of News & Letters: Rally in Asheville Asheville, N.C.–About 500 union supporters rallied at Pack Square Park in downtown Asheville on Feb. 26 at noon to show our solidarity with workers in Wisconsin. Despite North … Continue reading

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Stop the FBI raids!

Here is the statement that News and Letters Committees has issued about the recent raids: 28 September 2010 Stop FBI raids! The FBI raids on anti-war activists’ homes in Minneapolis, Chicago and North Carolina on September 24 recall some of … Continue reading

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