Hosting a theme song at the Steelworkers convention – People’s World

know about Hosting a theme song at the Steelworkers convention – People’s World James Conway, USW President LAS VEGAS—Organizing—who, where, and what industries—dominated the discussion and decisions of delegates at the Steelworkers convention in Las Vegas. At the five-day gathering of 2,000 delegates, plus observers and others, union president Tom Conway set that agenda and … Read more

Farmington Hills Police Shooting Range Event Sparks Review of Racism Concerns

know about Farmington Hills Police Shooting Range Event Sparks Review of Racism Concerns Farmington Hills police have halted live-fire training pending a legal review of training practices that some members of the community have criticized as racist. The revision is the result of a complaint from a Boy Scout family that questioned the use of … Read more

Inflation Reduction Act to Rewrite Relief Program for Beleaguered Black Farmers

know about Inflation Reduction Act to Rewrite Relief Program for Beleaguered Black Farmers WASHINGTON — A $4 billion program to help black farmers and other “socially disadvantaged” farmers that never got off the ground last year amid legal objections will be replaced by a plan to make relief funds available to farmers who have faced … Read more

Secretary of State Bill Galvin is seeking an eighth term, but fellow Democrat Tanisha Sullivan says it’s time for a change

know about Secretary of State Bill Galvin is seeking an eighth term, but fellow Democrat Tanisha Sullivan says it’s time for a change The election for Massachusetts secretary of state is shaping up to be a battle between different generations over who can best represent the state today. Next month’s Democratic primary pits a 71-year-old … Read more

Midterm Elections: How These Offices Affect Your Rights | News and comments

know about Midterm Elections: How These Offices Affect Your Rights | News and comments After a sweeping Supreme Court term that has had a devastating impact on abortion access, separation of church and state, immigrant rights, privacy, and more, it’s easy to feel powerless. But we can still fight for our rights, starting in our … Read more

Georgetown Historical Society receives $24,000 from City Council | Last News

know about Georgetown Historical Society receives $24,000 from City Council | Last News GEORGETOWN, Del. – The controversy surrounding the Confederate flag flying at the Georgetown Historical Society’s Marvel Museum continues, as the city of Georgetown awarded GHS $24,000 in funding on Thursday. The Georgetown City Council voted at its last council meeting in July … Read more

Anti-Poverty Advocate, First of 3 Guest Speakers in the Seeking Justice in Arizona Series

know about Anti-Poverty Advocate, First of 3 Guest Speakers in the Seeking Justice in Arizona Series August 11, 2022 Alex GulottaArizona state director of All voting is localis a passionate advocate for issues of inclusion and electoral fairness in Arizona and beyond. On September 7, he will give a lecture titled “Don’t Believe the Propaganda, … Read more

1,100-pound bronze: Charlottesville seeks to transform Lee statue into new work of art – The Cavalier Daily

know about 1,100-pound bronze: Charlottesville seeks to transform Lee statue into new work of art – The Cavalier Daily Nearly four years after the violence of the “Unite the Right” demonstration, the Charlottesville City Council remote the Robert E. Lee statue that stands in the center of Charlottesville’s Emancipation Park; now the community grapples with … Read more

Opinion | Ahmaud Arbery’s killers received extreme sentences

know about Opinion | Ahmaud Arbery’s killers received extreme sentences Placeholder while article actions load David A. Singleton is the executive director of the Ohio Center for Policy and Justice and a professor at the Salmon P. Chase School of Law at Northern Kentucky University. As a human being, I felt nauseated watching the video … Read more

5 Anti-Racist Hiring Practices Every Workplace Should Adopt

know about 5 Anti-Racist Hiring Practices Every Workplace Should Adopt Many organizations and institutions implement policies to increase representation but fail … [+] achieve the desired results. getty Wells Fargo recently found itself in trouble after it was reported that some company managers were interviewing non-white candidates for positions that had already been filled. The … Read more

Protecting gender-expansive girls and young women of color in a post-Roe world

know about Protecting gender-expansive girls and young women of color in a post-Roe world (False images) Editor’s Note: The following article is an opinion piece and the views expressed are those of the author. read more opinions in the Grio. Following the decision of the Supreme Court to repeal Roe vs. Wade, State governments across … Read more

Despite setbacks, there is hope for Build Back Better’s transformative family supports

know about Despite setbacks, there is hope for Build Back Better’s transformative family supports Senator Charles Schumer (DN.Y.) promised saturday that after passage of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), the Senate will return to child care and other supports for children, women, and families — paid vacations, home care for the elderly and people with … Read more

The United States Should Seize the Opportunity for Global Leadership on Racial Justice

know about The United States Should Seize the Opportunity for Global Leadership on Racial Justice The United States signed the United Nations racial discrimination treaty in the summer of 1966, less than a year after the passage of the Voting Rights Act and two years after the enactment of the Civil Rights Act. The Senate … Read more

The book has an idea, there is no clear answer in Northam’s yearbook photo

know about The book has an idea, there is no clear answer in Northam’s yearbook photo Richmond, Va. – An investigative effort by a Virginia author to uncover the origins of a racist photo on Ralph Northam’s medical school yearbook page has been inconclusive, according to the author, who has written a book offering new … Read more

In Charlottesville’s ‘summer of hate,’ a Chinese-American pastor found his place in the fight for civil rights

know about In Charlottesville’s ‘summer of hate,’ a Chinese-American pastor found his place in the fight for civil rights On August 12, 2017, I spent the day at First United Methodist Church, helping counter-protesters and religious leaders communicate as white supremacists, neo-Nazis, and racists marched through the streets of Charlottesville, my hometown. The church was … Read more

Apple celebrates 40 years in Australia with new commitments to protect the planet and new coding opportunities to grow the iOS app economy

know about Apple celebrates 40 years in Australia with new commitments to protect the planet and new coding opportunities to grow the iOS app economy Apple announced this morning that to mark 40 years of Apple in Australia, the company is introducing new initiatives that will help protect the environment and create opportunity in communities … Read more