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New Report Blames Corporate Tax Cuts, Attacks on Unions for Persistent Inequality and Slow Wage Growth Among Low Earners in US
"These alarming trends are a direct result of a series of policy decisions that have reduced the economic power of most workers to achieve faster wage growth."
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Bloomberg is joined by Joe Biden on what seems like an endless apology tour. (Photo: Gage Skidmore/flickr/cc) Views
Kerner Report Set Standard for What a Serious Presidential Candidate Should Champion
The report became famous for its stark warning: "Our nation is moving toward two societies, one black, one white—separate and unequal." It was the last attempt to address honestly the structural inequalities that plague African Americans.
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Warren Slams Bloomberg for Blaming 2008 Financial Meltdown On End of Redlining Policy
"We need to confront the shameful legacy of discrimination, not lie about it like Mike Bloomberg."
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Because Facial Recognition Makes Students and Faculty Less Safe, 40+ Rights Groups Call on Universities to Ban Technology
"This mass surveillance experiment does not belong in our public spaces, and certainly not in our schools."
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American civil rights activist Bayard Rustin (1912 - 1987), spokesman for the Citywide Committee for Integration, at the organization's headquarters at Silcam Presbyterian Church, Brooklyn, New York City. News
'Big Win for Justice' as Calif. Gov. Newsom Pardons Late Civil Rights Icon Bayard Rustin
In addition to the posthumous pardon for Rustin, Newsom announced a new initiative for clemency for others who fell victim to the state's criminalization of the LGBTQ community.
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American sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos raise their fists and give the Black Power Salute at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City. News
'Cowardice': Olympics Committee Slammed for New Guidelines Barring Athletes From Kneeling, Raising Fists
"God how I despise these Olympic politician opportunists."
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Federal Judge Blocks NC's Voter ID Law, Citing State's 'Sordid History' of Racist Voter Suppression
Judge Loretta Biggs said the law's provision preventing voters from showing public assistance ID cards to vote was "particularly suspect."
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Federal Study on Racial Biases in Facial Recognition Technology Confirms Warnings of Civil Liberties Groups
African American and Asian American men were misidentified 100 times as often as white men.
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Danny Glover Supports Landmark Reparations Fund in Chicago Suburb
The Hollywood actor spoke at an Evanston town hall in support of a new policy to use revenue from marijuana legalization to narrow racial economic gaps.
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First-grader Khatona Miller, right, investigates a circled location on a world globe Views
A Just Society Doesn’t Criminalize Girls
The policies and unfair practices that disproportionately push girls of color from institutions of learning stem from deeply entrenched biases that require bold, community-based solutions to correct.
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