Posts in Race Relations
Oh No! The Depressing Truth About the Willy Wonka Chocolate Factory Workers

Countless Americans grew up with Roald Dahl’s captivating 1964 children’s book, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, or with one of its two film versions—in 1971 and 2005. Who knew during all this time that this most beloved story is shot full of white supremacist messages worthy of the Klu Klux Klan?  But now we do, and now is the time to replace this destructive narrative for one that tells healing truths.

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Unpaid Labor Day 2018

The first ever celebration of Unpaid Labor Day in United States history is coming on September 3, 2018 (Labor Day). It will honor the collective contribution of the first 12 generations of African Americans that was vital to the birth, growth and survival of the United States. That contribution began in 1607. That's 169 years before the United States became a country in 1776, and 287 years before Labor Day became an official holiday. 

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