The enduring problem of the relationship between leading political currents within organized labor, and those prevailing among African-Americans and black advocacy organizations, has once again become a central concern of the left.
Kendall Fells, the Organizing Director of Fast Food Forward- SEIU/Fight4$15, speaks at the BLACK LIVES MATTER/FIGHT FOR $15: A NEW SOCIAL MOVEMENT forum. This panel was hosted at the Joseph S. Murphy Institute on October 19, 2015.
Listen to Mr. Fells describe the context from which the Fight for $15 grew, the beginnings of the Fight for $15, the concrete involvement of Black Lives Matter with the Fight for $15, and steps he sees moving forward.
Kendall Fells is Organizing Director of Fight for $15. Watch this video of his remarks to a recent Murphy Institute Breakfast Forum on the relationship between Black Lives Matter and low wage worker organizing.