Racial and Gender Justice
Working to combat economic inequality, achieve climate justice, and build peace requires solutions designed to dismantle systemic racism and patriarchy. That’s why all of our projects seek to intersect and achieve justice across gender diversity, and race, in addition to class.
This UN presence marks another important step forward to obtaining true independent oversight and justice for many who have lost their families to anti-Black police terrorism.
Black Women Labor Leaders Call for an End to Violence Against Black Youth and Those Who Stand Up for Them
“The crosshairs trained on our children are now turned on us when we stand up to call out injustice in our criminal justice system.”
The persistent pay gap between men and women is a key driver of economic inequality today.
On Black Women’s Pay Equity Day, experts weigh in on stemming the tide of income inequality for African-American women.
In the world’s most incarcerated country, some high-profile sex offenders walk free.
What makes us feel like and identify as a certain gender or genders is in our brain, not between our legs.
The potential for black workers to rejuvenate the U.S. labor movement and transform it into the ultimate working class and civil rights vehicle is enormous.
A new report detailing a survey of black women provides important insights that could help improve conditions for all workers. But will the labor movement listen?
From Ferguson to Baltimore, we’re seeing racial injustices reaching crisis level. Black people are struggling, and economic inequality is at the root of much of the discontent.
And Still I Rise: Black Women Labor Leaders' Voices, Power, and Promise A Project of The Black Workers Initiative The idea for this report emerged in October 2013 when the Black Labor Scholars Network (now the Institute for Policy Studies’ Black Worker Initiative) and...