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Kim Kelly: "Fight Like Hell"

Labor columnist and reporter Kim Kelly will provide a history of the American labor movement with a focus on the marginalized workers who fought for better pay and working conditions.   Their efforts, which included the institution of the 40-hour work week, workplace safety standards, and protection from harassment and discrimination on the job, have impacted generations of workers.   Kim Kelly will be joined in conversation by The Real News Network editor-in-chief Maximillian Alvarez. 

About the Author: 

Kim Kelly is a labor columnist at Teen Vogue and an independent journalist.   Her writings on labor and politics have appeared in numerous publications, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Nation

About the Moderator: 

Maximillian Alvarez is the editor-in-chief at The Real News Network.  He is the author of The Work of Living: Working People Talk About Their Lives and the Year the World Broke, and the host of the podcast Working People. 

Program Information: 

  • This FREE event will be presented in-person and virtually.   
  • To attend in person we strongly encourage you to register here.  
  • Doors will open to registered attendees at 6 pm. 
  • Free parking vouchers are available to program attendees who park at the Franklin Street Garage (15 W. Franklin Street) after 4pm.  Ask Pratt event staff for your parking voucher prior to or after the program. 

Virtual Meeting Information

There is no registration required for virtual attendance, simply visit the Enoch Pratt Free Library's Facebook or Youtube page. 

Wednesday, November 29 at 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Central Library, Wheeler Auditorium
400 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

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Book Discussions, Writers LIVE!, Virtual Event

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Writers LIVE at the Library

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Cleve Corner, Manager of Speaker & Author Engagement

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