“I have only a short time to live, only one death to die, and I will die fighting for this cause. There will be no peace in this land until slavery is done for.”
“Better to starve fighting than to starve working.”
Slogan from the Lawrence, Massachusetts "Bread and Roses" strike of 1912. photo courtesy New England Historical Society
The panel found that the workplace at the retail stock brokerage was "permeated with discriminatory intimidation, ridicule, and insults sufficiently severe and pervasive as to alter the conditions of her employment and create an abusive working environment."
photo: Stanette Goepel, left, and Lisa Mays in 1996. They were among Smith Barney employees who filed a suit charging sexual harassment at the firm.
Credit: Jim Wilson/The New York Times
From his song “Joe Hill,” about the labor leader and song writer who was born in Sweden on this date in 1879. Joe Hill, sung here by Paul Robeson:
I dreamed I saw Joe Hill last night
Alive as you and me
Says I "But Joe, you're ten years dead"
"I never died" says he, "I never died" says he
"I never died" says he"
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