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Yet the period that followed found him castigated by longtime friends and allies as he focused on economic justice and vehemently opposed the Vietnam War. In an interview with The New York Times, the director Peter Kunhardt said that while researching Dr. King's life, he realized that most accounts ...
"We want to show how racial justice, economic justice and racial reconciliation can be advanced in and by the next generation." Other cities will commemorate the anniversary of King's assassination with memorial events. Sen. Bernie Sanders · Bernard (Bernie) SandersSunday shows preview: Trump ...

"We want to show how racial justice, economic justice and racial reconciliation can be advanced in and by the next generation." Motorists slowed down Saturday to look at the eight people walking on the highway. One trucker honked his booming horn. Linda Stanton watched the group as she and her dog ...
Wendi C. Thomas, a former columnist for The Commercial Appeal of Memphis, is the editor and publisher of MLK50: Justice Through Journalism, a news project focused on economic justice. Follow The New York Times Opinion section on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for the Opinion Today newsletter ...
But King also focused on economic justice, an often overlooked yet still timely aspect of his legacy. Economic concerns drew King to Memphis in 1968 where he stood with 1,300 striking sanitation workers who called for a living wage, better working conditions, and union recognition. For King, these workers ...
Congress. Louise Slaughter—Feminist, Environmentalist, Media Reformer, and Champion of Economic Justice. Current Issue · Subscribe; Search. Facebook; Twitter; Email. Toggle Menu ...

Rally speakers will address the many destructive consequences of the wide and rapidly expanding gap between rich and poor. We will emphasize what Martin Luther King labeled the “Triplets of Evil: Racism, Extreme Materialism, and Militarism” and the take-over of our democracy by an increasingly ...
The ROC standard aims to make it clear that for a company–and the agricultural operations from which they source–to truly advance sustainable operations, they need to tackle issues of eco-positive farming practices, economic justice, animal welfare, and fair labor in tandem, not in isolation. And while the ...
The rally was organized by activist groups, including many local Jewish organizations that have been at the forefront of immigration justice reform, such as IKAR, Bend the Arc: Jewish Action, Clergy & Laity for Economic Justice (CLUE) and the Reform movement's Religious Action Center. “What we see in ...
One of the most visible of them, San Diego Bishop Robert McElroy, has argued that the pope's emphasis on economic justice and poverty demand a “transformation of the existing Catholic political conversation.” Another, Newark's Joe Tobin, appointed a cardinal by Francis in 2016, took to Twitter a few ...
In a section of the party platform titled "economic justice," the idea of cash handouts is addressed. "All people deserve the opportunity to pursue the American Dream and have the financial resources to live in economic security. We support efforts to enact programs, such as a guaranteed government jobs ...
My work in reproductive justice began on my own campus when I realized that our student government, Associated Students at University of California San Diego, had previously installed dispensers for condoms, but they were broken and not being filled. Thus, the products were not easily accessible.
I have come to believe that, dollar for dollar, the most effective intervention in the fight for economic justice is the simplest: cash, put in the hands of the people who need it most. The guaranteed income is as radical an idea as it is simple. An income floor of $500 per month for every working adult whose ...
UC Berkeley is launching a new center designed to help those affected by consumer law, which will be the first of its kind among top-tier institutions, Berkeley School of Law announced Tuesday. The Berkeley Center for Consumer Law and Economic Justice, which is scheduled to open in April, will be ...
William Barber and others are trying today to replicate King's campaign, and the Fight for $15, the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees—the union King fought for in Memphis—are trying to use the memory of King's economic justice campaigns to move mountains again today.
Columbus is set to host this year's National Urban League conference, a four-day event that will examine the impact of technology on racial, social and economic justice. “The question of whether the digital revolution is bridging or widening the racial opportunity gap is crucial to the future of urban ...
South African-based businessman Justice Maphosa is a man on a mission to help Zimbabwe come up with ways to create an all-inclusive economy. BY NDAMU SANDU. The Big Time Strategic Group founder says he will, in a few months, launch companies in Zimbabwe in the financial services, agriculture ...

UC Berkeley is launching a new center designed to help those affected by consumer law, which will be the first of its kind among top-tier institutions, Berkeley School of Law announced Tuesday. The Berkeley Center for Consumer Law and Economic Justice, which is scheduled to open in April, will be ...
In The Boss, women share how they became successful and the lessons they learned along the way. Becoming an elected official was never something I aspired to do. My aspiration and mission in life was to continue the fight for social and economic justice that I witnessed on TV as a child growing up in ...
The world has reached a tipping point for sources of renewable power, like wind and solar energy. This isn't just recognition of the effects climate change is having on the environment; on a practical level, a lot of this technology is much cheaper. That means many corporations are ready to invest in solar ...
Protesters participate in the Women's March against President Donald J. Trump in Chicago, United Protesters participate in the Women's March against President Donald J. Trump in Chicago on January 20, 2018. (Photo: Bilgin S. Sasmaz / Anadolu Agency / Getty Images). Zero, zip, zilch. That's how many ...
Gov. Ralph Northam used his first speech to the General Assembly to seek common ground with Republicans on workforce training, education and economic development, but he also forcefully called for expansion of the state's Medicaid program as “a matter of basic economic justice” and challenged them ...
NORTHAMPTON — One year ago, thousands of people rallied at the Women's March on Washington, and hundreds of communities across the world, including Northampton, held their own marches to advocate for women's rights and social justice for all peoples. On Saturday, women, men and people of ...
With forgiveness, a need for economic justice. Shift in thought. In Liberia and Colombia, civil conflict has been halted by programs that aid former rebels. South Africa has avoided civil war but it also needs to help those who don't share in its wealth. African National Congress (ANC) supporters attend the ...
The Agnes Scott Living Wage Campaign calls all people and organizations to participate in the Economic Justice Teach-In on Feb. 16. The event starts at 11 a.m. and ends at 1 p.m.. Their Living Wage Campaign is one that “builds on the historic struggle and achievements of our facilities staff.” According to ...
In a remarkable speech at Mason Temple on March 18, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., told the workers they had shifted the freedom movement's emphasis from civil rights to economic justice. "You are reminding, not only Memphis, but you are reminding the nation that it is a crime for people to live in this rich ...
... the assaulted, the citizens of the Midwest and Deep South are included in the news narratives of the day on politics, sexual assault, law enforcement, and economic justice. Across the news industry, and the culture at large, leaders continue to be exposed and terminated for inappropriate sexual conduct.
The people are highly frustrated due to lack of socio-economic justice and rising cost of life. The rulers by ignoring well-being of masses infringe their fundamental rights with impunity, but keep on extorting more and more taxes from them for their luxuries and personal comforts—they enjoy unprecedented ...
The Federation of Southern Cooperatives, founded by veterans of the civil rights movement to continue the struggles for racial and economic justice, leveraged federal funds to help displaced workers set up cooperative enterprises that provided many participants with a path to economic independence.
The Boston NAACP, Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice, and the East Boston Ecumenical Community Council published a letter Thursday saying the proposed changes to the start and end times would disproportionately affect children of color. Advertisement. “It is shameful that BPS ...
The evidence from the Nordic struggle suggests that 1960s civil rights leaders Bayard Rustin, A. Philip Randolph, and Martin Luther King Jr. were right in seeing that economic justice is essential to the struggle. In 2016, the Movement for Black Lives took a similar stand by issuing its platform, a vision of the ...
LAHORE : Punjab Minister for Human Rights and Minorities Affairs (HR&MA) Khalil Tahir Sandhu has said that the provincial government is determined and working hard to build a society based on principle of social and economic justice. He said that as a part of its ambitious growth and development ...
It's high time—-we're more than a year from President Donald Trump's earthquake election, we're less than a year from the 2018 midterms—-that the Democrats come up with a new and compelling message. “Organize, organize, organize”—-signing up more voters to vote, the chant from the Democratic ...
GALESBURG — A Democratic candidate for Illinois Attorney General stopped Wednesday in Galesburg to hear and address constituents' concerns. Renato Mariotti, a private attorney and former federal prosecutor, first visited Cherry Street Restaurant and Bar, 57 S. Cherry St., for a meet-and-greet with the ...
Texas Appleseed is one social and economic justice group involved in the effort. Executive Director Deborah Fowler co-signed a letter to Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and House Speaker Joe Straus last week that outlines the problem and suggests a solution. “This is something we've actually known for a long time,” ...
"Ultimately this will be the first time we will have approved a mixed-use residential project with separate entrances," said Victor Geminiani, co-director of the Hawaii Appleseed Center for Law and Economic Justice. "That sends messages to all of us." ProsPac Holdings said separate entrances were a logical ...
Ricky Roberts, a member of the Economic Justice Coalition, said a United Campus Workers of Tennessee (UCW-CWA) representative spoke at the meeting about possibly organizing workers to fight for fair wages on UGA's campus. In response to the university's implementation of this federal act, Fu and ...
Natalie Woo, senior policy analyst for the Hawai'i Appleseed Center for Law and Economic Justice, says a 15-dollar an hour minimum wage and an increase in the low income renter's credit will help struggling families. “Currently, the low income renter's credit is only $50 per person in the household.
Seven years ago, the 2300 block of N. 46th St. in Milwaukee's Sherman Park neighborhood was practically in shambles. Houses were run down and in foreclosure or headed there. Several were vacant; some had been taken over by squatters. Today, there is no sign of the blight that threatened the block.
Seeking a stronger social safety net, a self-described economic justice coalition plans to hold a news conference outside Riverside County headquarters Tuesday, Nov. 14, to encourage more public input on the county budget. California Partnership will hold its event at 11 a.m. outside the County ...
CCSG is a group of concerned citizens who care about their local environment, economic justice for local, family-scale farms, who value-added ...
Minneapolis Labor Federation's Labor Commission on Racial and Economic Justice: JoAnn Campbell-Sudduth, Education Minnesota retiree; ...
Union members advocating for the creation of the Minneapolis Labor Federation's Labor Commission on Racial and Economic Justice include ...
Fighting for economic justice is an important issue for the Jewish community on a number of fronts, not least of which is that the Jewish ...
Dudley Dough, a “fair-wage” pizza parlor dedicated to “economic justice” in Boston, has been forced to close its doors because it is unable to ...
Dudley Dough, the place to find “pizza with purpose” and a business based on a premise of economic justice and healthy food, will close at the ...
For more than 20 years, Cyril has built the capacity of racial and economic justice movements to win media rights, access, and power in a ...
The Democratic Party needs to "step up and pick a fight" on issues of economic justice, says Elizabeth Warren. 0. Fifteen years after the death ...
... is supposed to “advocate for social and economic justice and we strive daily to vanquish oppression and make our communities better for all ...
The report “highlights the social and economic justice of this issue,” said Marc Jeuland, associate professor with the Sanford School of Public ...


 

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