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Imara Jones writes about economic justice for Colorlines.com
6 Things We Need to Do for Black Men in America
Posted on: Oct 22, 2014, Source: ColorLines
The president can use executive action to reform several mistaken policies and procedures that stack the deck unfavorably for black men.
Everyone in America Could Go to College for Free for the Amount of Money Spent on Mideast Wars
Posted on: Oct 16, 2014, Source: ColorLines
Students on the verge of entering high school have never known a time when the United States is not at war.
The Great Isolation of the 1%
Posted on: Feb 12, 2014, Source: Colorlines.com
Chronic racial and gender imbalances amongst the super-rich only add to their detachment from the world around them.
Marriage Is Great, But Many LGBT People of Color Need Job Safety
Posted on: Apr 11, 2013, Source: ColorLines
The lack of legal protections for members of the LGBT community means that more people live in poverty simply because their rights aren’t on an equal footing with other Americans.
Republicans Fulfill Their Cruel Ayn Rand Obsession With the Sequester
Posted on: Mar 4, 2013, Source: ColorLines
The cruel reality is that those who can least afford it will bear the brunt of the impending social experiment.
10 Things You Need to Know About Slavery (That You Won't Learn from Django Unchained)
Posted on: Jan 14, 2013, Source: ColorLines
Lost in the discussion is slavery as history.
How Bernie Sanders’ Tax Plan Can Close the Huge Racial Wealth Gap
Posted on: Dec 13, 2012, Source: ColorLines
America needs a new tax policy that would get our financial house in order while fostering racial and economic fairness.
How Wall Street Profits from Kicking Black People Off Their Land
Posted on: Oct 2, 2012, Source: ColorLines
From Georgia to Brooklyn to sub-Sahran Africa, inequity and exploitive land deals are making a handful of people rich—again.
For People of Color, Paul Ryan May Be Even Worse Than Romney
Posted on: Aug 14, 2012, Source: Colorlines.com
For progressives and people of color, it’s hard to imagine a worse choice. Romney and Ryan may make a telegenic pair, but the reality of their policies and philosophies is downright ugly.
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