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Solidarity is key to building a multiracial working class movement. IN POSTELECTION STRATEGY MEETINGS, progressives everywhere are asking: Should we organize around race or class? Inevitably, someone answers, “Of course, we need to do both.” Heads nod. I disagree. The

In These Times

Why Labor and the Movement For Racial Justice Should Work Together

Maurice Weeks and Marilyn Sneiderman

Sep 2016

It is exciting to imagine potential bargaining demands major unions could undertake alongside racial justice organizations. (Fix L.A./ Facebook)   The Movement for Black Lives (M4BL) has made tremendous strides in exposing and challenging racial injustice, and has won real policy

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks to the media in Chicago. (AP Photo / M. Spencer Green) Mayor Rahm Emanuel, State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez, and the Chicago Police Department are under intense scrutiny for covering up the murder of Laquan McDonald,