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“New?!” “Is It Normal?” “New and Change Not always Better.”
May 6, 2021
Ask Dr. Jeanette tm Success On “The Way” ... read more »
Join Black Californians in Fighting Climate Change
May 6, 2021
It goes without saying that 2020 was a difficult year for everyone, but especially Black communities across California. Our communities were disproportionately impacted by both the health and economic crises wrought by the coronavirus pandemic ... read more »
Timmin’, Tommin’ and Talkin’ ‘Bout Racism: Dealing with America’s Acute Denial
May 6, 2021
And there was Sen. Tim Scott (R) of South Carolina responding to Pres. Biden’s address to the nation, dismissing the seriousness of racist encounters, trying to reason away racism, and calling for a “common sense and common ground” he failed to show or share. ... read more »
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A Regressive Tax Won’t Address Inequities Health Care or Balance Local Budgets
May 6, 2021
A few years ago, legislators devised a plan that was aimed at reducing the economic burdens for Californians. ... read more »
The Cry of a Mother
May 6, 2021
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“Mark of the Beast” “Is This It?” part 2
April 29, 2021
I suspect that many have asked or inquired about “the mark of the beast.” It is a mysterious term and lends itself to inquiry and questioning, “What is it?” It excites curiosity in the minds of many and one begins to question. ... read more »
2021Fair Housing: Restoring HUD Rules and Revenues Nearly $9 billion boost in discretionary funds to support CDBG, homelessness
April 29, 2021
Although the month of April is annually observed as Fair Housing Month, the reality for Black America and other people of color is that housing has not significantly changed since the 1968 federal enactment of the Fair Housing Act. ... read more »
Where Do We Go From Here?
April 29, 2021
Dr. Martin Luther King’s book titled, “Where Do We Go From Here” shares, “Whites, it must frankly be said, are not putting in a similar mass effort to reeducate themselves out of their racial ignorance. ... read more »
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Reading Battlefield Notes from A. Philip Randolph: Lessons in Labor, Freedom, Justice and Struggle
April 29, 2021
As we celebrate International Labor Day, May 1, and pay homage to the awesome sacrifices and costly struggles of Black workers and other workers of the world to get economic justice, it is important to remember A. Philip Randolph’s admonition that the struggle for freedom and justice is always an unfinished fact. ... read more »
The Black Beauty Industry–A Backbone of Our Community
April 29, 2021
For many Black women the hair salon is an attainable means of community, support, and all-around self-care. ... read more »
The Census, Redistricting and The Republican Conspiracy
April 29, 2021
Forty years ago, those who wanted to amend the U.S. Constitution to eliminate the 13th, 14th and 15th Amendments, along with any other provisions that extended democracy to “we the people,” were calling for a Constitutional Convention. ... read more »
Sen. Padilla on Reparations: “We Can Walk and Chew Gum”
April 29, 2021
California’s newest and first Latino Democratic Senator, Alex Padilla, says he supports reparations for Black American descendants of enslaved African people. He made the statement during an online news briefing with members of California’s ethnic press organized by Ethnic Media Services. ... read more »
Communities of Color and Other Buyers, Beware of Bold Promises from Health Insurers
April 29, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought issues of healthcare equity to the forefront of discussions of racial justice. Even when controlling for factors like age and income, communities of color have been much more severely impacted that white Americans. ... read more »
Justice for George Floyd and Us All: The Measure and Meaning of the Verdict
April 22, 2021
But in spite of this coming together of these factors to yield this important victory, let’s not imagine it’s more than it is. It is a major victory, but a single victory. ... read more »
When Did You Learn the Language of Money?
April 22, 2021
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