Connecting the Dots: Anti-Black Racism & Domestic Employment

The Domestic Worker Industry is Inextricably Linked with Anti-Black Racism

To fully understand the connection between police violence and killings of Black people to domestic workers rights, we have to connect the legacy of slavery and anti-Black racism to the criminalization of domestic workers, the passage of labor policy that developed using this racist lens, and the ongoing racism faced by domestic workers in the United States, in many of the homes where they work and beyond.