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California Proposal to Let Uber Drivers, Other Sharing Economy Workers, Unionize
As I wrote in a 2014 column, these ridesharing applications actually destroy a sharecropping-like system that exists now. In post-Civil-War America, newly freed slaves worked the land—and paid a large share of the crops to the land owners.
“An outburst of emotions black America can relate to”: Kendrick Lamar's newest
Historically, slavery, sharecropping and race-based exclusion from health, educational, social and economic resources have caused an onslaught of mental health problems within the African-American community. Unfortunately, we've yet to begin to address ...
Kingdom to Trialdom: Brazil's Ex-President Lula Arrest Sought, Linked to
Brazilian ex-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva faces charges of money laundering for failing to declare luxurious assets, linking him directly to the expansive Petrobras scandal.
Letter: Wind turbines and the planting season
Some were lucky to have their own land and equipment to farm and some relied on renting, leasing or share cropping.
Hairston chronicles journey to greatness in midst of blindness
Born to sharecropping parents and raised on a southern plantation, Hairston recalled that she suffered disappointments that caused low self-confidence and self-esteem. As a youth, she noticed her eyesight was slowly deteriorating; however she kept it a ...

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