In the rural South, poor health tied to systemic racism and legacy of slavery
The legacy of slavery looms large in the rural South. After the Civil War, Jim Crow and a sharecropping system robbed Blacks of wealth and power. Violence and other government-sponsored segregation disenfranchised many Black Southerners until a critical triumph of the Civil Rights movement the . . .
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Chart: Clothing factories have a wage theft problem
Wage theft is pervasive in the U.S. In 2019 alone, the Department of Labor cited about 8,500 employers for stealing $287 million from workers.
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We want to hear from DC homeowners
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