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We are mourning and facing anxiety about the many forms of murder and violence we see over and over in our communities. Jobs With Justice does not support violence in any form. We are grieving with the families of the men and women murdered this month. The killing of Alton… Read More»

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Kristian Blackmon is an organizer in St. Louis with Missouri Jobs With Justice. She has also been active in the Movement for Black lives in metro St. Louis. We spoke to her about the work of Missouri Jobs With Justice and how its work has changed more than a year… Read More»

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This post is third in a series about the Jobs With Justice network and the broader labor movement fight for racial justice. You can find the first two posts here and here. The death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in 2012 sparked a conversation about racial justice nationwide.  Central Florida Jobs With Justice’s… Read More»

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This post is second in a series about the Jobs With Justice network and the broader labor movement fight for racial justice. You can find the first post here. DC Jobs With Justice has dedicated itself to finding the issues where racial and economic justice intersect, collaborating with local activists and… Read More»

We need to affirm our humanity, especially the basic humanity of our Black brothers and sisters. And that means that Black Lives Matter.

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This post is the first in a series about the Jobs With Justice network and the broader labor movement fighting for racial justice. As the Black Lives Matter movement has taken off, much needed conversations about systemic racism in society have surfaced. As a result, many labor groups around the… Read More»