Undocumented Bakers Are Planning ’A Day Without Bread’ This Friday
Original story at The Nation• 17 mentions • 6 months ago
The Nation 6 months ago
Every week, the workers at Tom Cat bakery in Queens proudly serve their city their freshly baked loaves, but they’re asking people across the city for once to give up their daily bread this Friday. Instead, they want their fellow New Yorkers to stand in solidarity with them and feed the resistance, because Homeland Security is getting ready to raid their kitchen.Since March, the workers have baked under a cloud of fear, after the company’s management told them to present new employment papers by April 21 or be fired. Coming amid President Trump’s anti-immigrant crackdown, workers are fighting for their ...