Bill Fletcher, Jr. is a racial justice, labor, and international activist based in the United States. He is an editorial board member of BlackCommentator.com; senior scholar with the Institute for Pol- icy Studies; the immediate former president of TransAfrica Forum; the coauthor (with Dr. Fernando Gapasin) of Solidarity Divided; and the author of They’re Bankrupting Us-And Twenty Other Myths about Unions. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. His website is www.billfletcherjr.com. He is on Facebook and Twitter.