Luptia Nyongo: It isn’t enough to proclaim that “Black is beautiful.” Show Black girls how beautiful they are, how worthy they are.
Rankism, a term coined by physicist, educator, and citizen diplomat Robert W. Fuller, is used to describe "abusive, discriminatory, or exploitative behavior towards people because of their rank in a particular hierarchy". According to Fuller rank-based abuse underlies many other phenomena such as bullying, racism, sexism, and homophobia.
Sandra Fluke ACLU Forum: The intersection of race and gender is central to the Women’s Rights Forum.
Minnesota Manufacturing: Seeing the loss of so many quality, unionized American manufacturing jobs made me feel a keen sense of grief.
Paula Deen: I suppose everyone is capable of redemption, and Paula Deen has a new chance to come up with some new recipes.
Anti-Union Politics: What do China’s communist rulers and some top Tennessee Republican politicians have in common? They don’t want free trade unions.
White Privilege in America: The privilege of having white skin is that I will be treated as any person should be treated: with respect.
School Success and Opportunity Act: The effort to repeal the Act failed to qualify for the ballot.
Defending White Women: Under the guise of protecting white womanhood, black bodies hung and often burned while white onlookers cheered.
Follow the Money: Might it be time to start asking the public to pay attention to the specific people who steal from workers?
How To Jump-Start Your Union: Acquiring political power, then, requires that organized labor execute a clean break with the Democratic Party.
UAW Volkswagen Loss: What stands out is not a scurrilous campaign but rather economic intimidation from high-profile political leaders.
Color of Success: Ellen Wu’s The Color of Success just might be the best examination of the roots of the model minority stereotype in print.
UAW Chattanooga Defeat: Labor needs to rebuild collaborations with academics and political activists who understand the past and present.