"...the War on Drugs is the engine of mass incarceration as well as the primary cause of the gross racial disparity in the criminal justice system…." - The New Jim Crow
You are a young, black male just released from a U.S. prison and your home is in the inner city. The day should be a happy one for you. However, according to Michelle Alexander, the author of The New Jim Crow Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, the United States is a country that […]
A week of late nights stuck at the office, while not fun exactly, will make one feel satisfied in hindsight, if it results in a major achievement.
By Cassie Mogilner Holmes (HBR.org) What kind of happiness do people want? Is it happiness experienced moment-to-moment? Or is it being able to look back and remember a time as happy? Nobel Prize winner Daniel Kahneman described this distinction as “being happy in your life” versus “being happy about your life.” Take a moment to ask […]
"This announcement comes just before the one-year anniversary of the City’s Fair Workweek Law going into effect. During the first year of the Law, DCA has and will continue to educate employers and workers about the law—planning, conducting or attending 230 events to help workers and employers understand their rights and responsibilities under the law." - NYC DCA
By NYC Department of Consumer Affairs (Press Release) DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS ANNOUNCES SETTLEMENT WITH KENTUCKY FRIED CHICKEN FOR VIOLATIONS OF CITY’S FAIR WORKWEEK SCHEDULING LAW NEW YORK, NY—Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today announced a settlement with an owner-operator of 30 Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) locations across Brooklyn, Queens, and The […]
With unerring honesty and lively wit, Michelle describes her triumphs and disappointments, both public and private, telling her full story as she has lived it.
By BlackBusiness.org Crown Publishing Group has confirmed that First Lady Michelle Obama sold more than 725,000 copies of her newest book Becoming in just one day. The sales figure includes hardcover, audio and e-books editions for the United States and Canada, but the book is available in 24 languages around the world – including Vietnamese, […]
SIJ status is granted to children who are under the age of 21, but preferably under the age of 18, as the Trump Administration threatens a restriction on the age limit.
Quite often, the welfare of immigrant minors is raised among news outlets. In recent news, we heard about an alarming number of children being separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexican border and held in detention facilities. But what about children who overstayed their visa or were brought to the United States by other means? […]
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Whether you are driving to your friends and family or driving to the airport to board a plane, you want to get an early start.
BROOKLYN (Workers World Today) – According to the American Automobile Association, over 45 million people are expected to travel this winter holiday season. The holiday season is a precious time for many people who enjoy being with friends and family. It’s an exciting time of the year, a joyous occasion, and yes – it can […]
In 2016, with $82.8 billion spent by federal agencies, that meant around $18 billion was spent on small businesses alone.
BROOKLYN (Workers World Today) – The federal government spends billions each year on almost every product and service under the sun. But don’t think this is solely with corporations. The federal government does its best to work with a variety of diverse business types. Meaning that no matter how big or small an enterprise is there’s […]
...African-Americans fought only decades ago for the right to vote — which was especially suppressed in places in the Deep South, and in Georgia. - NPR
By Jessica Taylor (NPR.org) Republican Brian Kemp will be the next governor of Georgia, with Democrat Stacey Abrams admitting Friday afternoon that there was no path to victory, following a bitter 10-day battle since Election Day. “I acknowledge that former Secretary of State Brian Kemp will be certified as the victor in the 2018 gubernatorial […]
What tomorrow’s entrepreneurs should know before starting their businesses today.
BROOKLYN (Workers World Today) – New York may be a city of 8 million stories, but at its core is a story of universal success. Because here in the city that never sleeps the hustle never stops. It’s easy enough to see for yourself: if you can catch a New Yorker at the right moment […]