“All essential workers—from fast-food to health care to child care —deserve at least $15/hour to make ends meet and the right to come together in a union.” – Mary Kay Henry
Complex spoke with Castro about ICE, policing, housing policy, the fight to preserve democracy in the path forward, and whether COVID-19 reframes the approach we should be taking to these areas.
While the revolution is being televised and going viral around the world, certain demands remain of major interest to people across the country. At the crux of that lies access to land as a historic means of wealth-building, and housing as a human right that grants, among other things, voting eligibility.
The star of ‘black-ish’ and ‘grown-ish’ on her overall deal with ABC Studios, her role as a storyteller and her efforts to get young voters informed: “I’m working on honoring all of my desires”
The streamer’s growing library of Black programming has led to spinoff projects (the #HeyQueen video series and ‘Okay, Now Listen’ podcast) and necessary conversations on race in the industry: “It’s time to shift the narratives in Hollywood.”
“I mourn being someone who was known for her work and not by the harm that was inflicted on her by a serial predator. I’m just reduced to “Russell Simmons’s rape accuser,” and that is yet another act of violence. Erasure is violent.”
The figures have been parsed through ad-nauseam in recent years, proving the failure of the program to successfully meet its stated objectives throughout Bloomberg’s mayoral tenure. An exegesis of the program, however, will show that it was actually quite successful, and worked exactly as designed. With every stop, New York’s gilded class was able to imprint a painful reminder that no matter how hard you may fight, the city does not — and will never — actually belong to you.
The NYC drill firebrand has the whole city behind him, and he’s just getting started.
Growing up black and undocumented in a heavily policed neighborhood is often a ticket to the prison-to-deportation pipeline.
The dancehall singer has had her fair share of controversy but is learning and growing into one of Jamaica’s most popular stars.