At Fight for $15 Convention, Workers Adopt ‘Richmond Resolution’

 64 Million Paid Less than $15 Pledge Massive Protests for Higher Pay at Presidential, VP Debates this Fall Push to Confront Combined Effects of 400 years of Slavery, Segregation, 40 Years of Union Busting; Ties Deepen Between Racial, Economic Justice Movements Richmond, Va. – Thousands of underpaid Americans from around the country and across the…

African-American Elders Growing in Numbers, but Who Will Tend to Them?

  African-Americans are living longer, and the number of individuals age 65 and older will triple by 2050. This population boom has deep implications for long-term medical care and the needs for aging elders. The demand for caregivers is also expected to swell. Despite the availability of nursing and assisted living facilities, historically, African-Americans have…