Black workers’ struggles inform labor history / April Sims

Photo credit: @Pretiblkunicorn, one of the Memphis 7 The following article which originally appeared in TheStand.org was reprinted by the Washington State AFL-CIO which gave People’s World permission to reprint it here. Black labor built this country, and Black folks recognizing and seizing their economic power as workers is the basis of the liberation movements of ourContinue reading “Black workers’ struggles inform labor history / April Sims”

AFL-CIO, union leaders, call for fast confirmation of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to SCOTUS / by Special to the People’s World

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, a U.S. Circuit Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, in her office at the court in Washington on Feb., 18, 2022. Jacquelyn Martin | AP The following statement issued by the AFL-CIO was prepared by Liz Shuler, the president of the federation: “We applaud theContinue reading “AFL-CIO, union leaders, call for fast confirmation of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to SCOTUS / by Special to the People’s World”