“COVID just exposed the inequities to the mainstream eye,” Junard said. “We’ve always been here.”
Even as laws change in regards to marijuana, black folks still find themselves being left behind.
After years of discrimination, these cosmetologists are going into business for themselves.
Gentrification greatly contributes to the displacement and housing instability of people of color.
They were part of a civil rights movement with broad aims and an economic justice focus that has gone less valorized in history than lunch-counter activism and voting rights crusades.
Whether you work in the entertainment industry, as a domestic worker, or as a community grassroots organizer, most — if not all — Black women are being underpaid for doing the exact same work as their non-Black woman peers.
Three state of emergency declarations, two years of lead contamination, and one year of national media visibility later, Flint, Michigan residents still do not have drinkable water.
I was raised by a single mother who worked three jobs to provide me and my brothers with everything we needed and most of what we wanted. Growing up, there never was a large focus on financial literacy or prepping for my future. Now, I wish there had been.
In the United States, race and class are major factors in who can access abortion care, contraception, and maternal healthcare.
After years of working at Disney, she was only making $8.70 per hour. But then Destin decided to fight for higher wages.