Combating inequality means both lifting up and building power at the bottom, and breaking up concentration of wealth and power at the top. That’s why we work at the intersection of economic and racial justice through projects designed to build leadership and self-empowerment of black workers, immigrant workers, and low-wage workers, youth and families affected by incarceration, along with projects aiming to reverse the rules that criminalize poor people of color, and projects fighting to ensure that the wealthy and Wall Street corporations pay their fair share of taxes.
It’s not enough to see shows and buy local art. Policy changes are needed to fully acknowledge the value that artists bring to Baltimore.
Building on the momentum of the recent election, activists are demanding justice for Grenfell Tower fire victims as part of a broader agenda to narrow economic and racial divides.
Making breakthroughs for consumers is hard, companies have found. But making fortunes for CEOs is easy.
Black-led Labor Organizers Discuss Challenges and Tactics of Black Worker Organizing in the Trump Era at State of Black Workers in America Conference
The Institute for Policy Studies held its 3rd State of Black Workers in America Conference at historic Howard University.
Even over 150 years after slavery, black families still lag centuries behind whites in household wealth.
Deep pockets are pushing to place the blame on firms that can’t keep up with the top 5% of companies, and want to see labor rights slashed accordingly.
Jeff Sessions wants law and order responses to violence, but cities and states are treating violence as the health crisis it is.
The more wealth the super rich pile up, new research details, the more taxes they maneuver to evade.
Despite a growing consensus that corporate CEOs are overpaid, Washington’s CEO Pay Apologists Club mobilizes to strike down executive pay reforms.
Candidate Trump repeatedly bashed high CEO pay, but President Trump has done very little to address CEO pay ratios.