Education is struggle. Of the books under review, one shows community college students pioneering reading methods and expanding canons that came late to the Ivies. The second looks at a key figure in the African American intellectual tradition.
According to a 2018 study by the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative that looked at the gender, race, and ethnicity of critics reviewing top domestic films, 82% were white, and nearly 78% were male. Nearly 90% of those condidered "top critics" were white.
Her willingness to learn from her base, while holding fast to principles and being willing to take a public stand even when that stand might cost her, offers a lesson to the party in how to evolve in the years to come.
The Third Reconstruction should aim to end -- once and for all -- the oligarchy of rich Whites by creating an America in which all are equal at the voting booth, the school, the clinic and the workplace.
Worker centers in general serve as a clearinghouse for workers’ needs when forming a union is all but impossible. Even in anti-union terrains, the centers have found ways to change public and corporate policies.
President Biden's statement on Tuesday urging the U.S. House of Representatives to approve the Protecting the Right to Organize Act follows his earlier support for workers who want to organize an Amazon warehouse in Alabama.