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This Week in Soul: 5 Things You Need to Know

Soul Shot #1: Terrified Taraji rushes son to Howard U Of all the criticism that have been leveled at the critically acclaimed show Empire the one that is ringing the

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5 Progressive Actions for 2015

2014 was quite a year for the progressive movement. Progressives saw critical wins all over the country on a variety of issues ranging from minimum wage hikes in several key cities

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Water In

CSULA conduct a ‘water-in’ strike in support of Daily Grille workers.

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Op-Ed: On Green Energy, Working Angelenos Keep Up with Movie Stars

In Los Angeles, green activists are cast largely as Prius-driving do-gooders who aspire to be greeted with the same reverence as Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. The stereotype is one

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Can the Labor Movement Save Its Soul?

It’s not coincidental that at this very moment both the labor and racial justice movements stand at a crossroads in our nation’s consciousness. The people who fight to undo worker’s

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WE BELIEVE THAT WE WILL WIN!

I was birthed on a demo line…Okay, not quite, but close. Born in Oakland to a carpenter/union organizer turned full-time socialist and a teacher/community other-mother, at the tail end of

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Racism Unmasked: From Paula Deen to the Supreme Court

What has become strikingly clear over the past several weeks with the roll back on Voting Rights by the Supreme Court, the “debate” about whether or not Paula Deen has

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Labor at a Crossroads

It’s not coincidental that at this very moment both the labor and racial justice movements stand at a crossroads in our nation’s consciousness. The people who fight to undo worker’s

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Is George Zimmerman Truly a “Creepy Ass Cracka”?

Last week in the Trayvon Martin trial one of the more explosive moments came when Rachel Jeantel uttered the words “Creepy Ass Cracka” (translation…Cracker) in her account of Trayvon’s description

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Discovering the Power of a Good Job

At a time when there are so few programs that create good career-path jobs, it’s exciting to see one that is doing just that. RePower LA worked with IBEW Local

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