The victory was a big moment for a labor movement largely led by immigrants and women of color — two groups whose domestic work has historically been undervalued and excluded from labor protection laws.
Especially living in a region, in a country where these systems were never intended for people like me to thrive, I can't keep relying and counting on the court... Our folks will always come together to make sure that we have what we need.
For all women who have lost their jobs during this pandemic, Black women and Latinas who perform the bulk of essential work during lockdown, for all Black and Brown elders who have lost their lives, capitalism is their preexisting condition.
Nearly two in five women of reproductive age may face restricted access to...abortion, contraception and sterilization, because they...live in a county where Catholic hospitals make up a high share of the market...
Bob Zellner; Kaylie Simon; Maurice Mitchell; Partners for a Progressive Israel; Readers
After the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute withdrew the annual Fred L. Shuttlesworth Human Rights Award from Angela Davis, the outcry in Birmingham, nationally and internationally has been massive. Angela will be in Birmingham February 16.