There’s A Reason It’s Called The ‘Minimum’ Wage. It’s Been Changed 22 Times To Keep It That Way.

The minimum wage started at just 25 cents in 1938, but that quarter was worth $4.15 in today’s dollars. This video shows how it’s gone up and down, reaching its peak in 1968 even though it was just $1.60 to them. Following the story is complicated fun.

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In one of the most glaringly hypocritical moves in recent history, the band formerly known as Lady Antebellum is suing black blues singer Anita "Lady A" White, to use her stage name she's performed under for over three decades.

Lady Antebellum announced it had changed its name to Lady A on June 11 as part of its commitment to "examining our individual and collective impact and marking the necessary changes to practice antiracism."

Antebellum refers to an era in the American south before the civil war when black people were held as slaves.

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