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Two years later, fast food workers’ fight for $15 and a union still going strong

Two years later, fast food workers’ fight for $15 and a union still going strong…

Eduardo Levario, center left, leads a chant with workers from the Oakland Workers' Collective during a rally at the Fruitvale BART station on December 4, 2014. (Photo by Bonnie Chan)
Home care workers joined a fast food workers' march in Oakland on December 4, 2014. (Photo by Bonnie Chan)
Claude Joseph, an organizer with the East Bay Organizing Committee, leads a march down International Blvd. in Oakland on Dec. 4, 2014. Workers are calling for a $15 base wage and the right to unionize. (Photo by Bonnie Chan)
Members of the Teamsters union showed support at a fast food workers' strike in Oakland on December 4, 2014. (Photo by Bonnie Chan)
A coalition of fast food, home care, airport, day labor and other low-wage workers marched down International Blvd. in Oakland on December 4, 2014, calling for a $15 base wage and the right to unionize. (Photo by Bonnie Chan)
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Maryland National Guard Sixth Regiment fighting its way through Baltimore, Maryland, 20 July 1877

Maryland National Guard Sixth Regiment fighting its way through Baltimore, Maryland, 20 July 1877

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Lithograph of the July 7, 1844 Southwark "Bible Riot," Philadelphia County, PA, 1844.



 Between May and July, 1844, riots between Nativists and Irish Catholic immigrants in Philadelphia shook the city. The worst violence occurred on July 7th, when battles among Protestants, Catholics, and state militia…
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Members of the Black Panther Party, stripped, handcuffed, and arrested after Philadelphia police raided the Panther headquarters, August, 1970.



Members of the Black Panther Party, stripped, handcuffed, and arrested after Philadelphia police raided the Panther headquarters, August, 1970. "The Black Panther Party had its local Philadelphia headquarters in a storefront on…
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Rethinking the Black Power Movement

Komozi Woodard – Sarah Lawrence College

Speaking for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) in June 1966, Stokely Carmichael introduced the new agitation slogan: Black Power. The SNCC challenged a new generation of leadership to realize self-determination, self-respect, and self-defense for black America by calling for broad political and social experimentation with black liberation and political autonomy. As Harry Haywood wrote in Black Bolshevik, “The emergence of Black… Continue

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Black Spending Power to Hit $1T by 2015, all the spending we are doing, it's not necessarily going to help black PEOPLE

Yesterday, Black Enterprise analyzed a 2012 Nielsen study that concluded that African American buying power will reach 1 Trillion dollars by…

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"Negro Marines prepare for action. Breaking a tradition of 167 years, the U.S. Marine Corps started enlisting Negroes on June 1, 1942."

Negro Marines Baseball

March 1943. "Negro Marines prepare for action. Breaking a tradition of 167 years,

the U.S. Marine Corps started enlisting Negroes on June 1,…

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1914 World Series Photo

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Come Join The Asante Philadelphiahene & Hemaa & Council of Elders & Clans in Celebration Of Akwasidae

          

Come Join The Asante Philadelphiahene & Hemaa…

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Job Readiness Workshop> EPIC STAKEHOLDERS Host a huge Job Readiness affair

 
Job Readness Workshop…
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The Porch Light program is currently taking applications for hub sites to partner with us on this exciting project.

The Mural Arts Porch Light program is partnering with the Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services' Engaging Men of Color initiative in President Obama's My Brother's Keeper community challenge.  Engaging men and boys of color in mural-driven participatory public art, the My Brother's Keeper initiative goals are to raise awareness…

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Philadelphia NAACP President Cecil B. Moore discusses the latest developments i

Philadelphia NAACP President Cecil B. Moore discusses the latest developments in the Girard College desegregation case

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Video Of Cecil B. Moore

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Cecil B. Moore at State Office Building > teaching the young 1964-65

Cecil B. Moore at State Office Building…

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Date: 1964-08-29 Description: "Police stand guard in front of store at 1922 West Columbia Avenue."

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Philadelphia Job Listings on Philly!.com > Check daily

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KinderCare -teachers and teacher assistants (Great Valley)

We are currently hiring teachers and assistants for our growing classrooms at KinderCare in Great Valley. We are looking for qualified, creative, fun and dedicated teachers to fill this position. These full time positions include employee benefits su [...]

Beauty Advisor (Warrington, Pa)

Boots In-Store Beauty Advisor Located inside Target 401 Easton Rd Warrington, Pa… Continue

Added by Baba Bob Shipman on January 8, 2015 at 3:27pm — No Comments

News Nonprofit Resources Events & Fundraisers Employment & Volunteer Opportunities For the Record Issue Updates

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Clarifi holding financial 'boot camp' for women

Program helps teens prepare for summer jobs, volunteerism

Registration still open for community research day

City teen uses Make a Wish to help other girls

SeniorLaw Center to offer veterans clinic at Journey's Way

Recovery workshop scheduled for Doylestown

Wings for Success opens second site in Kennett Square

Literacy volunteers eligible for Drexel online tuition discounts

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MLK Day of Service to mobilize 125k volunteers

http://www.mlkdayofservice.org/default.aspx

MLK Day of Service to mobilize 125k volunteers



The 20th Annual Martin Luther King Day of Service on January 19 is expected to mobilize more than 125,000 volunteers throughout the Delaware Valley in thousands of volunteer activities benefiting the community.

The signature site will be at Girard College, 2101 College Avenue in Philadelphia, as in previous years. In addition… Continue

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