Shirley Chisholm, Congresswoman from New York studies a wall chart full of numbers in this November 2, 1965 photograph. (Wikimedia Commons / Library of Congress / New York World-Telegram & Sun Collection / Roger Higgins)
20 Jan 2016

MLK Now: Condola Rashad Reads Shirley Chisholm’s Presidential Campaign Announcement

“Thirty-six years ago, U.S. Rep. Shirley Chisholm became the first woman and the first black person to seek a major party’s presidential nomination.”

Actor Kostas Voutsas leads an anti-workplace bullying workshop at the Oregon Department of Transportation on September 18, 2013. (Flickr / Oregon Department of Transportation)
06 Jan 2016

Corporate Diversity Policies Don’t Help Women Or Minorities

A study by the American Sociological Review found that workplace diversity policies may even make things worse for minorities like black women.

Undocumented women workers marched 100 miles to meet with Pope Francis. (The Laura Flanders Show)
11 Dec 2015

Race, Gender, And Work: Undocumented Workers Walk 100 Miles For Justice

The Laura Flanders Show: The black workers’ struggle in Los Angeles. Undocumented workers march 100 miles to meet the Pope. Ending racism in the work force.

A factory worker adjusts his safety goggles fit over his ear in this March 2, 2011 photograph. His work shirt has a patch reading "Perfection is our Direction." (Flickr / Nick Harris)
09 Nov 2015

Support For Neoliberalism Is Killing Working-Class Whites

Middle-aged, working-class whites are dying faster than ever before, according to new research from Princeton. Are they voting away their own futures?