Linda Johnson-Thomas’ grandfather worked at the Virginia Theological Seminary for more than a decade, first as a farm laborer before moving up to head janitor.
Four-year-old Gus Hawkins IV, affectionately known as “Jett,” was thrilled to go to school and show off his new hairstyle when his mom Ida Nelson agreed that he could wear braids.
Demand for goods is skyrocketing as the US economy reopens from the pandemic. But there’s a big problem: American factories can’t find enough people to do the work.
An enduring belief in the American dream has powered decades of innovation, inspired generations of entrepreneurs and driven the economic growth of our nation.
The pandemic has pushed millions of parents, largely women, to cut back on work, or leave their jobs altogether. This has resulted in many losses for those employees: wages, career plans and often, a sense of purpose beyond family life.
We’ve heard it many times over the past few months: vaccines won’t end the pandemic, vaccinations will.
Most Americans say that people of color in the United States face at least some discrimination, according to a survey published Thursday by the Pew Research Center.
A former staffer who accused Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment spoke with investigators on Monday over Zoom for several hours, her attorney said in a statement.
Despite heightened awareness, the wage gap between Black and White workers continued to widen rapidly over the last decade.
The Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit against the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office in Alabama and Mobile County Sheriff Sam Cochran over allegations of sex discrimination from 12 current and former female corrections officers.
An Amazon employee filed a lawsuit Monday accusing the tech giant of deliberately paying her and other Black employees less than their White counterparts, becoming the latest on a growing list of current and former Amazon workers to accuse the company of systemic racism.
The New York Times (NYT) is admitting its own workplace issues, particularly around the treatment of Black and Latino employees, in a report released Wednesday. Included with the analysis is a four-point plan to improve conditions that the report’s authors say will require “commitment from company leadership” as well as employees.
With Congress already battling over hiking the minimum wage to $15 an hour, President Joe Biden likely raised a few eyebrows when he recently said that thefederal minimum wage would actually be $20 if it were indexed to inflation.