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To Honor Black History, Fund Our Front-Line Heroes

Lee Saunders and Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II AFSCME.medium
Through their work in public education, public transit and public health, millions of African Americans have been able to provide for their families and strengthen their communities. But without federal aid now those jobs are on the chopping block.

Friday Nite Videos | February 12, 2021

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Jordan Klepper Asks Trump Supporters: Impeachment V1 or V2? I Love America | Spoken Word. The Fight for a $15 Minimum Wage. Judas and the Black Messiah. New Video of Roger Stone with Proud Boys Leaders.

I Love America | Alfred Howard | Playing For Change

Written and performed by lyricist Alfred Howard. Inspired by an encounter Alfred had with an audience member after he read a piece called "Definition of Patriotism" at an anti-war protest, this poem explores the many things that unite us as a human race.

Tidbits - Feb. 4, 2021 - Reader Comments: Biden and the Left; Trumpism as Fascism; Andrew Yang; Palestine Denied Vaccine; China; Myanmar; Jim Campbell, Presente; Lila Downs New Song; Reinventing Solidarity Podcasts; Radical Futures of Black History

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Reader Comments: Biden and the Left; Trumpism as Fascism; Andrew Yang; Palestine Denied Vaccine; China; Myanmar; Jim Campbell, Presente; Lila Downs New Song to Essential Workers; Reinventing Solidarity Podcasts; Radical Futures of Black History; more

Tidbits - Feb. 20, 2020 - Reader Comments: Nevada, Medicare 4 All, Stop Bernie Campaign, Culinary Workers, Pittsburgh AFL-CIO; Economy a Bust; NYC School Segregation, Corporate Schooling; Black History, Civil War, Reconstruction; Labor Notes; announcement

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Reader Comments: 2020 - Nevada, Medicare 4 All, Campaign to Stop Bernie, Culinary Workers, Pittsburgh AFL-CIO; Economy a Bust; NYC School Segregation, Corporate Schooling; Black History; Civil War, Reconstruction; Labor Notes; lots of announcements;

The 120th Anniversary of Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing

Imani Perry The Crisis Magazine
Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing is a reminder of the solidarity, commitment and community that African Americans forged to not merely survive in this nation, but to create beauty in the face of persistent injustice.

Tidbits - Feb. 6, 2020 - Reader Comments: Guilty -Not Impeached; Sanders campaign; Martin Luther King's Legacy; Organizing; Afghanistan, Guantánamo; Black History Month resources; Labor Scholarships available; Harry Belafonte celebration; Announcements;

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Reader Comments: Guilty But Not Impeached; Bernie Sanders campaign; Martin Luther King's Legacy; Organizing Workers; Afghanistan, Guantánamo; Black History Month resources; Labor Scholarships available; Harry Belafonte celebration; Announcements;

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Top 10 Books About Black Radicalism

Kehinde Andrews The Guardian
In honoring Black History Month, the author lists 10 superlative books by radical voices instrumental in cohering modern black thought.
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