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Members of Local 88 Food and Commercial Workers at markets voted last night to strike. Members include those who work at Dierbergs, Schnucks and Shop ‘n Save in the meat, deli and seafood departments. If they strike, count on scabs to run the departments. There’s a 24-hour window for the stores’ management to respond to the union’s contract demands.
Mentors: Willie Epps, Jr.; Maurice Graham, Mark Hillis and Kimberly Norwood of WashU. Honorees include: Laura Krebs Al-Shathir; Apollo Carey; Brian Cooke; Jennifer Growcock; Mary Jane Judy; Kris Kappel; Ryan Keane; Greg Kratofil; Meghan Lamping; Travis McCallen; Brandon Mueller; Jason Schwent; Kelly Simon; Cori Turner; Krishna Walker; Bradley Yeretsky. Presenting sponsor: St. Louis University School of Law.
That’s the headline in a Politico story, that reads there are long odds
against his going to jail. Among the reasons: “We trust and depend on
police to protect us” and “the background of the participants affect the
“Black rage is found on two-thirds a person,
Rapings and beatings and suffering that worsens,
Black human packages tied up in strings,
Black rage can come from all of these kinds of things.”