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Apr 01, 2015
When I was working at SuperAmerica, I had to work 13-hour overnight shifts by myself. I often worked alone in the SuperAmerica from 7 pm to 8 am and couldn't even take a bathroom break without locking up the whole gas station--but I needed the money so I took whatever...
Mar 19, 2015
I know what it's like to need earned sick and safe time and paid family leave to be healthy. I worked for McDonald's during my pregnancy, and after I had the baby I returned to work ten days after a C-section. I wasn't healthy enough to return to work...
Mar 09, 2015
As the initial court date for the MOA 11 (plus 25 more arrested that day) intersects with the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday in Selma, I can't help but reflect on the fact that we're still negotiating black life in relationship to public spaces. Like Selma, we're being forced to defend a...
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