March 10, 2015
NC women mark Women’s History Month with Norma Rae (3/14)
FREE film screening and discussion in Raleigh
North Carolina Women United (NCWU) will commemorate International Women’s Month / Women’s History Month on Saturday in Raleigh with a special, free screening of Norma Rae, which stars Sally Field and is based on the life of Crystal Lee Sutton, a textile worker at J.P. Stevens from Roanoke Rapids, NC who was fired from her job for trying to help her coworker form a union. The workers eventually won their union, and Sally Field won the Best Actress Oscar for her role.
What: FREE film screening of Norma Rae and discussion
When: Saturday, March 14, 2015 from 1:00 to 4:00 PM
Where: AFL-CIO, 1408 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC 27605