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What Racial Diversity Looks Like at Starbucks

What Racial Diversity Looks Like at Starbucks

by Aura Bogado on March 17 2015, 5:30PM

The coffee and cream of a corporate beverage chain.

Topics: Labor

One Tweet Explains the Racial Wealth Gap

One Tweet Explains the Racial Wealth Gap

by Carla Murphy on January 29 2015, 2:21PM

Pass it on.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Civil Rights Leaders React to Meeting With Obama Today

Civil Rights Leaders React to Meeting With Obama Today

by Brentin Mock on February 18 2014, 6:25PM

Civil rights leaders pick Obama’s brain on wages and criminal justice reform

Topics: Voting Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics

Fast Food Worker Naquasia LeGrand Wows on Colbert

Fast Food Worker Naquasia LeGrand Wows on Colbert

by Carla Murphy on January 17 2014, 1:21PM

The 22-year-old fast-food worker and organizer makes it plain: I just want a living wage.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Majority of Front-Line Fast-Food Workers Need Public Assistance

Majority of Front-Line Fast-Food Workers Need Public Assistance

by Von Diaz on October 15 2013, 3:05PM

A new study shows 52 percent of front-line fast-food employees need public assistance to make ends meet.

Topics: /NOW

More than 100 House Democrats Introduce Bill to Increase the Minimum Wage

More than 100 House Democrats Introduce Bill to Increase the Minimum Wage

by Jorge Rivas on July 26 2012, 2:10PM

This would be the first increase in the minimum wage since 2009 and the first increase in the minimum wage for tipped-workers in 21 years.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

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