The scourge of violence against Black people in America has reached a tipping point, and it is critical that federal, state, local officials and all of us take comprehensive action to redesign policing and address longstanding structural racism. Union members live and work in every state and in every community, so when police abuse occurs, it happens in our backyards and to our families.
Illinois Sportswoman Aims Crossbow at Trophy Wyoming Whitetail on Brotherhood Outdoors TV
Normal, IL. —Mandy Jo Ganieany, a union organizer from Normal, Ill., heads to Northeast Wyoming’s cattle country for her first-ever crossbow hunt for a trophy whitetail on the next episode of the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance’s (USA) Brotherhood Outdoors TV series.
NORMAL July 6 — Union members protesting at Uptown Circle on Monday called for the town's tax incentive packages to include a requirement to hire local workers when possible.
Specifically, they were critical of the town's agreement with Rivian.
America is suffering under the crushing weight of three crises, which are a public health pandemic, an economic free fall, and structural racism. They are knotted together in that untangling one depends on how we untangle the others. For instance, structural racism is deeply ingrained in the share of black workers unemployed and dying from the coronavirus.
Laborers International Union of North America (LIUNA) Local 362 mourns the loss of its brother union member, Larry Williams, who was killed while working as a flagger on Route 24 on Tuesday, June 9.
“We are in a complete state of shock and send our condolences to Larry’s family and friends,” said business manager Eric Penn.
(June 4, 2020) — Say their names: Breonna Taylor. Ahmaud Arbery. George Floyd. Tony McDade. David McAtee. Manuel Ellis.
Some days it’s hard to breathe. Here’s my truth:
I’m a Black mother raising Black kids.
My son, Javonte, joined the U.S. Marines at 17 because he wanted to make a difference, he wanted to serve his country.