January 14, 2020 | Before he died, Martin Luther King, Jr. joined a campaign to unify working people of all races. Today, nothing could be more powerful.
Articles by Jessicah Pierre
September 18, 2019 | Low-income parents risk jail for putting their kids in better public schools, while the rich bribe colleges to shut the poor out.
August 21, 2019 | It’s time to heal the deep wounds of racism — not only to ensure equity for African Americans, but for our entire economy.
June 19, 2019 | Closing our racial wealth divide requires bold thinking, but so did ending slavery.
June 5, 2019 | Milwaukee’s novel approach to combating racial inequity should inspire other cities.
April 17, 2019 | “Baby bond” accounts for all American kids would bridge the racial wealth gap while providing security to Americans of every color.
March 20, 2019 | Wealthy families have rigged college admissions for generations, but they want you to blame affirmative action.
January 16, 2019 | 90 years after King was born, the racial wealth divide is actually growing — which drags down the entire economy.
October 31, 2018 | The president is putting up a dirty fight to maintain the Republican majority in Congress.
September 19, 2018 | The company has made millions off Colin Kaepernick's message. That money should go right back to the cause that message supports.
August 3, 2018 | It takes the typical black woman 20 months to earn what a white male worker earns in a single year.
June 20, 2018 | Juneteenth marks the end of slavery in America. But with over 2 million of us behind bars, has it really ended — or just transformed?
May 16, 2018 | Poor people of all races are shifting the national conversation on poverty and race from "right vs. left" to "right vs. wrong."
April 4, 2018 | The late leader didn't just criticize racial segregation. He called for an end to economic injustice.
February 21, 2018 | The chronic stress of racism endangers black moms of all kinds — from Serena Williams to Erica Garner.