Separate, Unequal…and Distracted

When research, history, and allegory all converge to tell us the same story, we must pause to ask why we have ignored the message for so long and why are we likely to continue missing the essential thing before us. The New York Times and Education Week reveal two important lessons in both the message […]

Your World News to interview Tim Baldauf, a student at the University of Maryland, who is fighting to help end workplace abuses at the University of Maryland

Picture of the campus of the University of Maryland http://www.blogtalkradio.com/umd-bfsa/2012/03/05/students-fighting-workplace-abuse-at-university-of-maryland This episode we spoke to Tim Baldauf, a student at the University of Maryland, who is fighting to help end workplace abuses at the school he attends—University of Maryland. This interview he breaks down some important issues and why he (and many other students) felt […]

Students Fighting to End Mass Incarceration!‏ YWN Radio Exclusive!!!!‏

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/your-world-news/2011/09/12/students-fighting-to-end-mass-incarceration Please join us this episode as we discussed Mass Incarceration within the United States and its institutionally racist roots, with Benjamin Woods. Benjamin Woods is the co-founder of Students Against Mass Incarceration at Howard University. Benjamin also discussed SAMI’s recent Town Hall Forum on the New Jim Crown—Mass Incarceration of Black People in America. […]

The University of Maryland Workers' Rights Coalition Demands an end to Workplace Sexual Abuse, Racial Discrimination & Disrespect

The past several months have marked the University of Maryland (College Park), with turmoil, struggle, pain, and solidarity. This all stems from the reprehensible climate of racial discrimination, sexual abuse and mistreatment that many employees are met with each time they step on campus. Most of these employees are housekeepers, custodial staff, and facilities workers. Many […]

Racial Wealth Gap Largest on Record as General Inequality Grows

By - Jesse Strecker The median wealth of white households is 20 times larger than that of Black households, and 18 times larger than that of Latino families, a report published by the Pew Research Center shows. This is the biggest difference that the Census has found in the 25 years that it has collected […]

Fourth Solidarity Forum for Workers Rights and Respect at University of Maryland took place on July 15th: workers and students gather to organize

As I wrote at dailycensored.com on July 7th, 2011: “In recent months, University of Maryland, College Park (UMD) facilities employees (custodial staff, housekeepers, groundskeepers, facilities workers, etc.)  have likened their work conditions to those of a “plantation” and “Nazi camp.” One UMD employee stated: “I’m surprised someone hasn’t come in with a gun or a […]

Fourth Solidarity Forum for Workers Rights and Respect at University of Maryland

On Friday July 15th, 2011 at 7:00 PM in the Nyumburu Cultural Center (www.nyumburu.umd.edu), the Black Faculty and Staff Association (www.bfsa.umd.edu) on the campus of the University of Maryland will be hosting the Fourth Solidarity Forum for Workers Rights and Respect. You are all encouraged and welcome to attend this important solidarity based event. As […]

Western Supported Lynching of Black Africans in Libya…‏

Click the link below to listen to the show. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/your-world-news/2011/06/30/lynching-rape-and-lies-in-libya Please join us this episode as we were joined by Dr. Randy Short and Mr. Navid Nasr for an important dialogue on the continued destructive US government, and Western media, propaganda scheme regarding Libya. The US government and corporate media continue to openly and financially […]