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Photo Essay: First Fast Food Worker’s Strike in Richmond

The beginning of the march from the Hull Street Library to the McDonald's on Hull. I counted well over 50 people in the meeting room at the library, and more folks showed up as the strike went on.

The beginning of the march from the Hull Street Library to the McDonald’s on Hull. I counted well over 50 people in the meeting room at the library, and more folks showed up as the strike went on.

There were many hand made signs reflecting the passionate thoughts and feelings of fast food workers on strike.

There were many hand made signs reflecting the passionate thoughts and feelings of fast food workers on strike.

At the McDonald's people energetically chanted to demand $15 an hour. The rain didn't  dampen spirits.

At the McDonald’s people energetically chanted to demand $15 an hour. The rain didn’t dampen spirits.

Aside from Fast Food Workers and their families, members of other unions came out to show solidarity.

Aside from Fast Food Workers and their families, members of other unions came out to show solidarity.

There were multiple speakers, reflecting the diverse range of supporters. SONG- Southerners On New Ground a lgbtq organization in the south was there and gave an excellent speech. A local Reverend also spoke. The cohesiveness of the crowd was amazing.

There were multiple speakers, reflecting the diverse range of supporters. SONG- Southerners On New Ground a lgbtq organization in the south was there and gave an excellent speech. A local Reverend also spoke. The cohesiveness of the crowd was amazing.

Fast Food Worker Strikes in a Southern Context

http://profanexistence.com/2013/12/04/fast-food-worker-strikes-in-a-southern-context/

A new article I wrote is online at Profane Existence, check it ou!

On the Fast Food Worker Strikes happening December 5th!

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