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Tags Striking for human rights – “not just bread but roses”

Tag: striking for human rights – “not just bread but roses”

Professional athletes are showing America just how powerful labor really is

The wave of strikes by athletes against racist police violence is not ebbing. On Thursday night, the New York Mets and Miami Marlins took the field, held a 42-second moment of silence (in honor of Jackie Robinson), and then walked off. They left behind a shirt that read “Black Lives Matter” on home plate.