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Ray Curry, UAW President 

We have seen dramatic change in the makeup of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) under President Biden.

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The racial pay gap has long presented issues for African Americans in Corporate America and other industries. It’s now filtered to social media.

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Dr. Julianne Malveaux 

With a Senate dominated by conservative Democrats and obstructionist Republicans, when HR 40 passes in Congress, it is unlikely to pass in the Senate. However, it is essential to acknowledge the enormous progress the reparations movement has experienced

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Isabella Casillas Guzman 

In FY 2020, just 1.9% of federal contracts went to Black-owned firms

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Ben Jealous 

Abrams demonstrated last year how effectively she can mobilize voters. She has seen every anti-voting-rights trick in the book.

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Elizabeth Hovde, Director of the Center for Health Care, Washington Policy Center 

Starting in January, the unpopular law imposes a stiff new tax of 58 cents per $100 earned for every worker in the state

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Ben Jealous 

Just by being alive we can be sure of having moments of sadness as well as happiness. When you’re active in politics, you experience both wins and losses. Sometimes it can be hard to feel grateful.

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LaTricea Adams 

Climate change affects us all, but its effects aren’t distributed equally.

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As the cost of a college education continues to rise, an estimated 45 million consumers collectively owe a record $1.7 trillion dollars in student debt -- a $905 billion increase in just the past decade.  

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Ben Jealous 

Across the country, Republican state legislators have been busy imposing new voting restrictions and devising corrupt redistricting schemes to give their party more power than they could win under a fair system.

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