One day prior to Brian Moynihan’s, the CEO of Bank of America, testimony before the House Financial Services Committee, Moynihan announced that Bank of America will be raising its minimum wage to $20 an hour over the next two years.
Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell decided to change Senate voting rules, meaning that Trump’s awaiting appointees will only require 51 instead of 60 votes to be confirmed.
America’s growing geographic divide derives from economic inequality, especially the tremendous gains of the 1 percent.
The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson could not precisely articulate what the department was doing about protecting LGBTQ people from housing discrimination after it had removed LGBTQ nondiscrimination guidelines from its website.
A report released by the Institute for Policy Studies highlights how a polarizing racial wealth divide has grown between White households and households of color over the past three decades.
Members of the white power movement set fire to a Tennessee social justice center. Fortunately, no one was hurt.
Congress members confronted Education Secretary Betsy DeVos over a proposed budget increase for a program funding charter schools that quickly closed, or never opened at all.
The “whites only” signs were gone, but joblessness, dilapidated housing and intractable poverty remained.
Wells Fargo is in the midst of leadership changes, and though a good step for the company, the decision faces many new challenges.