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STUDY: Ban the Box Plus Racism Equals Discrimination Against Workers of Color
A new study says that policies that prevent companies from asking about criminal records are limiting job opportunities for a very specific group of people.
Fast-Food Workers Continue to Protest Andrew Puzder's Labor Secretary Nomination
“By picking Puzder, Donald Trump has shown that instead of taking on the rigged economy, he wants to rig it up even more.”
STUDY: When It Comes to Racial Wealth Gap, Structural Racism Always Wins
“Our policies continue to impede efforts by African-American and Latino households to obtain equal access to economic security.”
Trump's First Week Begins With Executive Orders on Trade, Reproductive Rights and Federal Hiring
He's also suspended a cut in Federal Housing Aministration mortgage premiums and moved to repeal Obamacare.
[VIDEO] Million Hoodies for Justice Has an Inauguration Day Message for the Anxious Masses
Today the youth leaders are talking to you, not President Trump.
UN Report: Puerto Rico Debt-Fighting Measures Must Not Impact Human Rights
"The population in Puerto Rico cannot be held hostage to past irresponsible borrowing and lending."
When and Where to Watch Senate Confirmation Hearings for Trump's Cabinet Picks
A flurry of Senate confirmation hearings for Trump's cabinet nominees are happening this week. Here's when and where to watch.
VICE Launches Apprenticeship Program for Formerly Incarcerated People
The media company developed the program in partnership with the Center for Employment Opportunities.
Shaun King Launches 'Injustice Boycott' Against State Violence
The New York Daily News columnist launched the first phase of the boycott in San Francsco, New York City and Standing Rock.
READ: Rev. William Barber on Why He Was Arrested in the Fight for 15 Actions
“I was arrested this week because it’s wrong for the richest nation in the history of the world to pay half its African-American workers and 60 percent of its Latino workers less than $15 an hour.”
3 Ways You Can Boycott on Black Friday
Will you flex your economic muscle for the greater good?
Blackout For Human Rights Hosts Black Friday Boycott, Events
#BlackOutBlackFriday will be supported by movie screenings and panel discussions in three cities.
Trump Reminds Us the Racial Justice Movement Is Growing
Backlash only exists when we are making progress, so let’s keep going.
#FacingRace Livestream: Multiracial Movements for Black Lives
Michelle Alexander moderates a discussion with leading racial justice activists and thinkers about how #BlackLivesMatter connects with, rather than divides, the movement for racial justice.
For the Sake of Our Children, Families and Communities, We Must Legalize Marijuana
On November 8, Californians will vote on Proposition 64, the Adult Use of Marijuana Act. Here's why this groundbreaking law should matter to everyone.
Effie Brown Says 'Shame and Money' Will Bring About Real Hollywood Diversity
The outspoken producer of films like "Dear White People" and "Real Women Have Curves" described the most effective ways to bring about change in showbusiness during her keynote at the Film Independent Forum.
READ: Shaun King Advocates Nationwide Boycott to End Police Violence
"This country is clearly willing to continue killing unarmed men, women and children without ever making any serious efforts at reforms," King writes. "This economic boycott can change that."
Acclaimed Poet, Rising Graphic Novelist and Native Language Revivalist Among 2016 MacArthur Geniuses of Color
Claudia Rankine, Gene Luen Yang and Daryl Baldwin join several luminaries of color as this year's awardees for the MacArthur Foundation's prestigious grants.
#RentersDayOfAction Kicks Off Today in 48 U.S. Cities
Demonstrations have started in New York City and San Francisco, with others scheduled for Boston and Chicago.