American Federation of Teachers

New Teachers Union President: To Uplift Baltimore, Uplift Youth

‘We believe that organizing is a key tool in obtaining justice for our students.’

July 24, 2019

In an exclusive interview, new Baltimore Teachers Union Diamonté Brown talks with TRNN’s Jaisal Noor about her stunning victory, her plan to bridge divides within the union, and the many challenges facing Baltimore’s schools

Grassroots Activist Diamonte Brown Confirmed as Victor in Teachers Union Election

Grassroots Activist Diamonté Brown Confirmed as Victor in Teachers Union Election

July 11, 2019

An internal report obtained by The Real News found that educator activist Diamonte Brown was rightfully elected as the president of the Baltimore Teachers Union

Victorious Grassroots Caucus Faces Challenge From Longtime Incumbent in Teachers Union Election

Victorious Grassroots Caucus Faces Challenge From Longtime Incumbent in Teachers Union Election

May 30, 2019

In Baltimore, longtime teachers union incumbents have demanded a re-election after a grassroots slate’s surprise victory. Now the American Federation of Teachers may decide the outcome.

Teachers Say Union Election Is Undemocratic

Social Justice Activist Named Winner in Contentious Union Election

May 15, 2019

Baltimore educators complained of a ballot that heavily favors incumbent candidates, inconvenient voting hours, and long voting lines.

Podesta Emails Show Hillary Is No Champion of Progressive Causes

October 13, 2016

Overshadowed by revelations of Trump’s sexual assaults on women, the documents published by Wikileaks expose the Democratic candidate as a servant of corporate and military power, says author and journalist Doug Henwood

Students and Teachers Defend Education

June 12, 2013
Philadelphia communities fighting back against planned cuts that disproportionally impact low income and African American communities