Putting money into the language of time worked… Yes, the working class is long overdue for a raise.
Holy shit, I never thought about it like that but that’s MESSED UP.
when i was working minimum wage
everything was concecptualsied in the amount of time i would have to work to pay for it.
when you do low-skilled, low-paying job the only valuable thing you have to exchange is your time.
time is perhaps the thing that you become poorest with
but poor people are just lazy right? right????
The Federal Communications Commission issued an order on Friday to lower the cost of prison phone rates. This historic move by the Commission took many years to achieve. More than a decade ago, Martha Wright and several families of inmates petitioned the FCC to regulate the price of prison phone rates that can sometimes cost more than $15 for a 15 minute call.
Today’s order requires phone companies to base rates on actual costs and cap them at 25 cents per minute while the Commission collects more data. The order also prohibits companies from charging deaf and hard-of-hearing customers extra for the use of relay services.
Take a look at this infographic and stay tuned for more news on this matter in the future.
Disappearance of an 18-month-old black boy has yet to grab widespread attention
Despite detectives’ pleas to national media, the disappearance of an 18-month-old black boy with the wide smile has yet to grab the widespread attention given to other missing children’s cases. Some advocates say the reason why may be as simple as the toddler’s gender — and his race.
From the still-unsolved slaying of 6-year-old JonBenet Ramsey more than 15 years ago to the disappearance and killing of 2-year-old Caylee Anthony, the public has watched with rapt attention as many cases involving young children unfolded, often over many months. Yet Amir Jennings, the little boy who hasn’t been seen since he was captured on surveillance video with his mother in South Carolina nearly a year ago, has registered as scarcely a blip on the nation’s consciousness.
Read more.BOOST. let’s find this baby.
DON’T BE A BUTT REBLOG
Remember that fake alert about a Canadian child going missing “three minutes ago”? That post had over 20,000 notes. Just saying…
Fuck I live in SC, and I haven’t even heard anything about this.
I’m in NC
Let’s find this baby!!
This baby has been missing for months….I can’t….
I think what is still breaking my heart right now is that for all this media technology etc
WHose what whose where
Our rights as a people black signs
It comes down to SAFETY.
It comes down to right to LOVE being alive enough to want to keep doing it.
For black folks that is LESS of a right…