Juneteenth: Remembering Our Roots

To celebrate Juneteenth, the AFT Retirees Legacy Initiative held a panel on June 17 that featured a discussion about the history and meaning behind the day on which enslaved people learned they were free.

AFT launches campaign to ‘stamp out racism’

The AFT’s new campaign, “Stamping Out Racism and Hate,” is distributing hundreds of free books about the history of racism and how it affects our lives today. The books—special AFT editions of Stamped—are the young adult version of Ibram X. Kendi’s …

AFT citizenship clinics change immigrant lives

Many immigrant workers in Houston were able to make significant strides toward becoming U.S. citizens at a May 1 citizenship clinic sponsored by the AFT, Texas AFT and Houston-area AFT locals and featuring help from attorneys from the Equal Justice …