And Still I Rise: Black Women Labor Leaders’ Voices I Power I Promise

Congratulations!!!! Three A. Philip Randolph Institute members (Dr. L. Toni Lewis, Pierrette Talley, Robin Williams) and President Clayola Brown were highlighted in the "Still I Rise" presentation at the AFL-CIO highlighting the accomplishments and work of African American Women in the Labor Movement. View Link: And Still I Rise And Still I Rise is a part of The Black Worker Initiative, a bold Read more

Labor Secretary Greets ‘Breaking Chains of Poverty’ Graduates

A history of truancy kept Charles Strothers from graduating high school. He earned his GED certificate but then, Strothers says, he still “ran the streets” of Pittsburgh for five years. Eventually, Strothers was arrested. “There’s no reason for it. I was hanging around the wrong people, I guess,” he said. “You have to find a better way.” Strothers found one Read more

Remembering A. Philip Randolph

Community leaders and labor activists from Delaware to New England gathered in Boston Feb. 27 to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the A. Philip Randolph Institute, the senior constituency group of the AFL-CIO. Women's Bureau Director Latifa Lyles joined Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, Mass. AFL-CIO President Steve Tolman, and APRI President Clayola Brown at the special commemoration of the statue Read more

You’re Invited To An Urgent Telephone Town Hall With Harry Belafonte On May 13th

APRI Family, On May 13th, 2015, there will be a virtual Town Hall Meeting with Harry Belafonte where a discussion will take place regarding the ways in which youth can organize and strategize in their communities to bring about actionable change. This is a great event for APRI Youth to attend and provide their insights and take aways at the 2015 Youth Read more

Marilyn Mosby Charges Six Baltimore Police Officers Involved in the Freddie Gray Arrest

Today Marilyn Mosby, State’s Attorney for Baltimore City, announced charges against six Baltimore City Police Officers for their alleged role in the death of Freddie Gray. The State’s Attorney’s Office conducted an independent investigation into this matter upon receiving notice of the incident. The charges with the respective maximum penalties are as follows: Officer Caesar R. Goodson, Jr. 1) Second Read more

APRI FAMILY….Please lift our sister, Carol Anderson in prayer!

Carol Anderson Update: Our beloved sister, Carol Anderson, remains hospitalized in the Intensive Care Unit of the George Washington University Hospital, several blocks from the White House. She was admitted over the weekend after experiencing rapid swelling and severe distress while trying to breathe. Surgery was performed on her Tuesday to insert a stent to relieve pressure around her heart Read more
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