blackpressusa OP-ED: Where We Go from Here

By Ray Curry, Secretary-Treasurer, UAW A month into a tumultuous start of a new year, a new year following the most chaotic year in America that any living person can remember, I am seeing signs that the work in the streets and in our hospitals and at our voting booths far and wide, are saying

blackpressusa OP-ED: Better Angels and How They Travel

Ray Curry, Secretary-Treasurer, UAW What is the distance a good deed can travel? What does a warm bowl of soup mean? What does a warm bed mean? A new bike or a kind gesture from a stranger? All these things are small in and of themselves, but the smallest gesture to someone in need can

blackpressusa OP-ED: All Eyes on Georgia

Senate Control Crucial for the Nation By Ray Curry, Secretary-Treasurer, UAW These days, like the old Ray Charles song says, I’ve got Georgia on My Mind. We should all be thinking of Georgia because come January 5, the state is positioned to make a tremendous change for the better — a change that will give

Vice President Joe Biden Visits UAW Region 1

Today, Vice President Joe Biden visited UAW Region 1 in Warren, Michigan to lay out his plan to revitalize American manufacturing. He proposed a program to reward the creation of American jobs and disincentivize corporate offshoring through the use of tax credits and penalties. He also committed to using the United States government’s purchasing power

Rising to the Moment: Jill Biden and the UAW know Joe Biden will lead

Leadership matters, especially when working families are struggling with the worst public health crisis in a century, which has spurred the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression. For UAW members and their families, the 2020 election comes at a time of great uncertainty about the economy, retirement, health care and a way forward to

DNC Convention 2020 Roll Call

Just after sunset on a resurgent Detroit, UAW Secretary-Treasurer Ray Curry and U.S. Senator Gary Peters called the Michigan roll for Joe Biden at the 2020 Democratic National Convention live from Belle Isle’s Sunset Point. Secretary-Treasurer Curry said it was a high honor for working families and the UAW because of Biden’s long track record

blackpressUSA – #NNPA BLACKPRESSOP-ED by Secretary-Treasurer Ray Curry: No Bridge too Far — Remembering Congressman John Lewis and the Fight Still Ahead

This month marks the 55th anniversary of the passage of the Voting Rights Act (VRA), one of the most powerful pieces of civil rights legislation in our history. The passage of the VRA into law was the result of decades of struggle and sacrifice and was truly a shining moment in our history. Unfortunately, the

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