61 posts tagged Melissa Harris Perry
“Many people identified with her and came out of the shadows. They had courage and they were saying, ‘we’re not law-breakers, we’re families.’” - Pastor Emma Lozano, founder of the activist group Familia Latina Unida. Watch and read the full report on a sanctuary church that keeps an immigrant family whole.
Ta-Nehisi Coates, Cristina Beltran, Brittney Cooper and Tanner Colby discuss two strands of thought in the discourse on race in America, optimism and fatigue.
Contrary to Gwyneth Paltrow’s recent comments on the easiness of mothers who hold “regular” jobs, the struggles are ongoing for women who make up nearly two thirds of all workers that receive minimum wage. Igor Volsky, Roben Farzad, Christina Bellantoni and Saru Jayaraman discuss.