Monthly Archive: June 2014

Jun 05

Florida Black Caucus Focuses on Education, Human Rights and Economic Development at Pensacola Summit

Participants of the Florida Black Caucus Event

The Florida Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials (FBC-LEO) held a very successful first annual state convention branded as ACTION/TOGETHER 2014 FORUM here in Pensacola, Florida at the Crown Plaza Hotel from Tuesday May 27th through Friday May 30th. Operation People for Peace, led by Art Rocker in partnership with Magic Johnson Entertainment, and the …

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Jun 05

Minimum Wage Forum – Are Workers Due a Raise?

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By Deborah Nelson Like hamsters on a wheel, Americans are working harder than ever for less.  Meanwhile the rich just keep getting richer. Between 1979 and 2011, the top 1 percent collected 86.3 percent of income growth in the United States, according to the Economic Policy Institute. http://www.epi.org/multimedia/unequal-states-interactive/ Between the 2009 recession and 2011, inequality …

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