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AFL-CIO's EVP Baker Talks Labor in 2010
Today is Labor Day but it has certainly not been a picnic for America’s workers. Working peop...


DC Rally Shows Support for Struggling Democrats
DC rally shows support for struggling Democrats....


Maya Angelou, Bill Russell Receive Presidential Medal of Honor
President Barack Obama honored poet Maya Angelou, basketball great Bill Russell, Congressman John L...


Unions Frame Bargaining as Civil Rights Issue
Labor unions at the heart of a burning national disagreement over the cost of public employees want...


Advocates Call for Leadership and Solidarity on Black Immigration Issues
At a Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, leaders and experts urge African-Americans and Black im...


Civil Rights Groups, Unions Say Ohio Billboards Designed to Curb Turnout
Civil rights groups complain that billboards in Black areas in Ohio are designed to depress voter t...


Commentary: Black Unemployment Is Even Worse Than You Think
Black unemployment in May was at 13.6 percent, a six-tenths of a percent increase from the month be...


American Money: Marching for a Living Wage
African-American unemployment has remained approximately twice that of white Americans and the curr...


Commentary: Connecting the Dots
There are dots connecting Trayvon Martin to Holder's actions to Scheindlin's ruling on stop and fri...


Commentary: Is Herman Cain Able?
Based on Herman Cain’s unsympathetic campaign rhetoric, should Blacks vote for him?...


Obama to GOP: Show Us What You Got
President Obama challenges Republicans to work with Democrats to support initiatives to create jobs...


Commentary: The Pro-Poverty Policies of Union-Busting Mitch Daniels
In his rebuttal to President Obama's State of the Union address, Indiana governor Mitch Daniels sla...


Dr. King Fought More Than Racism
Many people don’t remember this, but the reason Martin Luther King Jr. was in Memphis in the first ...


Commentary: An Urgent Call for Unemployment Insurance Extension
While millions of families are heading into the holiday season, Congress is deciding whether to ext...


News| Immigration Debate | The Nation Debates the Immigrant Issue
Posted March 30, 2006 – How should America treat the 11 million people who are living in the United...


NAACP Wants Obama to Stress Jobs
NAACP Wants Obama to Stress Jobs...


Obama, Hill Leaders to Meet: Taxes, Treaty on Tap
WASHINGTON – The clock running, President Barack Obama and Republican and Democratic congress...


Big ideas for cutting deficit, but they'd hurt
WASHINGTON – Voters who demanded Washington rein in the nation's spiraling debt are getting a...


Amid Crisis, New Jersey Workers Say: "Don't Blame Us"
NEWARK, New Jersey (Reuters) - When a New Jersey family with an autistic child walks into the state...