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When Good Union Jobs Were White

When Good Union Jobs Were White

by Carla Murphy on October 20 2014, 2:01PM

Labor is trying to reconcile with its racist past, but is it enough?

Topics: Economy

Organized Labor Takes on Race and Michael Brown

Organized Labor Takes on Race and Michael Brown

by Carla Murphy on October 2 2014, 7:00AM

For workers of color, traditional labor issues such as benefits and wages are only part of what unions must grapple with.

Topics: Labor

Big Labor Steps Up Around Ferguson and Race

Big Labor Steps Up Around Ferguson and Race

by Carla Murphy on September 17 2014, 4:41PM

“Our brother killed our sister’s son,” AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka says of Darren Wilson and Michael Brown

Topics: Ferguson, Labor, /NOW

Will 2012 Become Labor's Moment of Political Truth?

Will 2012 Become Labor’s Moment of Political Truth?

by Yvonne Yen Liu on May 27 2011, 9:09AM

Let’s hope so. Because workers of color have rarely been in more dire need of a true political voice.

Topics: Economy, Politics

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