There is a saying, all money ain’t good money, and the workers for Wayfair Inc., which is an American e-commerce company that sells home goods, according to their website, agreed with that statement. Here is the deal! According to CBS, Wayfair’s… Read More
Flint, Michigan still doesn’t have clean water, and it is a travesty of justice. Background: According to CNN, Flint once thrived as the home of the nation’s largest General Motors plant. The city’s economic decline began during the 1980s when GM… Read More
Join me today, and #DonateYourLunchMoney to the Korey Wise Innocence Project. I watched When They See Us, by Ava DuVernay on Saturday, and I am still horrified by the actions of #LindaFairstein, who was the head of sex crimes unit of… Read More
Esquire Magazine is reporting When They See Us, which depicts the injustice done to five Harlem teens who were arrested, convicted and imprisoned in the 1989 rape of a jogger, has fueled #CancelLindaFairstein movement. The movement calls for publishers and booksellers… Read More
I am back! Did you see Netflix’s When They See Us, by Ava DuVernay? I watched, and I am so angry, but I have learned through my organizing training that anger is good if I use it to create change. Here is my attempt… Read More
Parents have the power to #DoMoreThanScratchTheSurface but you have to use that power. Parents, I can hear you in my head: “I am too busy. To be real, I just don’t want to use the effort to get the changed accomplished…. Read More
Adrienne Holloway, who teaches 6,7 and 8th grade at Carstens Academy of Aquatic Science Elementary School in Detroit, Michigan, said mentors are needed but if people, especially men had an hour she said, come by and have a seat. Holloway said,… Read More
Webster’s Dictionary defines protest as something said or done that shows disagreement with or disapproval of something. As defined, the very nature of a protest is not polite because the protesters are demanding a company, organization or group to change their… Read More
I celebrate Labor Day by honoring Civil Rights Veteran A. Philip Randolph. He was convinced that unions would be the best way for African Americans to improve their standard of life. He believed Civil Rights should included Labor Rights for African… Read More
After you listen to San Francisco 49ers Quarterback Colin Kaepernick, and you still disagree with his silent protest – you are wack! You can read his words below: Colin Kaepernick: People don’t realize what’s really going on in this country. There… Read More
My name is Tara J. Young. the advocate is my blog where I write about campaigns, organizing, advocacy and politics.
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