Fortune

Unions: Friend or Foe to the Black Community

By:  Takia Hollowell Many individuals think of unions as a great income equalizer for blacks and one of the greatest allies against “systematic” racial discrimination.  Too often, proponents of this perspective have only been exposed to one side of the story.  I challenge the premise of those proponents from both a historical and economical standpoint.…

Is Capitalism Inherently Racist?

by: Takia Hollowell (Originally posted at www.kiradavis.net)     “But more importantly, racism is a key mechanism for the stabilization of capitalism and the legitimization of inequality.”  -Michael Reich, Professor of Political Economy at U.C. Berkeley Is capitalism inherently racist?  Unless you’ve been living under a rock for most of your life, there have been many…