African American women are increasingly vital to the health of the U.S. economy and the economic security of their families, yet they experience significant pay disparities and face unique barriers in the workplace that can undermine their ability to thrive.
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Wage equality is a key issue for Millennials. But for young black women, it is not only a concern, it is a determining factor in their quality of life.
The U.S. Department of Justice’s report on Baltimore chronicles yet another police department that routinely abused its power and violated the civil rights of African Americans.
While the child care crisis means all families have poor choices, African American families have even fewer options.
Courts have overturned several state-level voter suppression laws, but the cases should never have been necessary in the first place.
Much of the United States’ policy support is currently reserved for tribal members living on reservations, leaving Native Americans who live in urban areas without much recourse.
Over his nearly 50 years in the North Carolina state legislator, Rep. Mickey Michaux helped increase voting rights and participation. However, recent efforts in the state are putting these advances at risk.
Practical policy reforms—not just more conversation—are needed to address the recent violence between police and the African American community.
For political leaders to find the humanity and will to do the right thing, Americans must recognize that gun violence is an issue that affects everyone.
Americans are sick and tired of being sick and tired of waiting on Congress to act and ensure the right to vote for all.