11 hours ago ago on Facebook
Black women were paid 64 percent of what non-Hispanic white men were paid in 2013. That means it takes the typical black woman nearly seven extra months to be paid what the average white man took home back on December 31. That’s even worse than the national pay gap for all women, 78 percent, as reported in AAUW’s The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap. Thanks to AAUW.
2 days ago ago on Facebook
I joined with U.S. Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), Phoenix gun dealer Chris Kitaeff and Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence President Dan Gross in calling on Loretta Lynch to take immediate action against “bad apple” gun dealers – the 5% of gun dealers who sell 90% of crime guns in the United States. #AdoptTheCode #NotOneMore
Brian Barney, of South Holland, was selected this spring as the first student-athlete to receive the University of Cincinnati’s highest honor for graduates, the Presidential Leadership Medal of Excellence. Thanks to the NWI Times.
3 days ago ago on Facebook
Today, we commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid, signed into law by President Lyndon Baines Johnson.