Workers Protest Racial Inequality on Day of National Strike

Associated Press (AP) - U.S. News & World Report

At one McDonald’s in Los Angeles, workers blocked the drive-thru for 8 minutes and 46 seconds, about how long prosecutors say a white police officer held his knee on Floyd’s neck as he pleaded for air.

Union-led protests express solidarity with Black Lives Matter

Los Angeles Times

In Los Angeles, San Francisco, Oakland and several other California cities, demonstrations were organized by the Service Employees International Union, one of the nation’s largest, whose 1.9 million members include many of the low-wage essential employees who have continued to work during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Workers Walk Off The Job Monday In Strike For Black Lives


In total, more than 25 demonstrations took part across the country Monday with organizers seeking to highlight the ways in which the pandemic has worsened economic inequality and the dangers essential workers are subjected to.

Protests Call for More Support for Black Workers

The Wall Street Journal

Groups of activists and unionized workers across the country participated in a walkout on Monday, calling for an end to racism and for more corporate and government support for Black workers.