Climate Change

Removal of carbon dioxide, in the midst of a climate crisis

After suffering, through what many believe was one of the hottest summers in recorded history, in the United States of America. We should understand that phasing out fossil fuel is one of the main drivers of climate change is paramount. We can, and must rapidly transition to clean, affordable, resilient, and safe energy. It’s time to electrify everything. From, powering our homes, cars, trains, buses, and businesses with clean energy while ensuring no community is left behind. Let’s look at the facts, fossil fuel pollution accounts for one and five deaths here in The United States. Communities living near oil

Black, Green and Me 

Scary wildfires, devastating floods, super-intense heat, and hurricanes are not just on the horizon, they are here.  So, we must find ways – big and small – to protect our planet so she can save us.  

Potential U.S. Senate Appointee Karen Bass solidifies the idea of Women in Power

Chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus Karen Bass has amplified the call for justice countless times within Capitol Hill. The major benchmark Bass headed this year was the drafting and passing of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, unveiled on June 8; a “bold, comprehensive approach to hold police accountable, and change the culture of law enforcement and our communities,” said Bass. Her willfulness to take a wide and powerful stance showed the nation that she is more than qualified for one of the seats as U.S. Senate; Bass represents a new era of women in power.

Mike Drop: After Joe Biden’s Big Super Tuesday Wins, What’s Next for Bloomberg?

Excerpt: Democrats turned out in record numbers for Super Tuesday as many are citing their desire to remove President Trump from office as a motivating factor. In the Super Tuesday state of Virginia, primary turnout was the highest ever and surpassed the 2008 primary 12 years ago when former President Barack Obama challenged former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Over 23 percent of registered voters cast ballots on March 3rd.

Senator Doug Jones Emphasizes the Importance of the 2020 Black Voter Turnout

Jones said voting rights had been under attack since the 2013 Shelby V. Holder decision, which eliminated a lot of voter protections. “It’s not the same as the old Jim Crow laws, but there’s still efforts out there to suppress votes and keep people from having that free access to the booths,” he stated. Jones noted that he’s working to restore “teeth” in the Voting Rights Act but doubts that the current GOP-led Senate and President Trump’s administration would approve. “I don’t see it happening, so it’s all the more important to get out and vote in the 2020 elections.”

Pots and Kettles – Republican Hypocrisy and Double-Talk

While Republicans are throwing mud at Hunter Biden, no one has asked for any investigation of the Trump family. Ivanka has used her father’s influence to gain coveted trademarks in China. Her brothers have used government resources and their father’s influence to feather their nest in establishing new Trump properties all over the world. While I’m not condoning Hunter Biden’s possible pecuniary use of his father’s status, none of us should be happy about the way our government has subsidized the Trump Empire.

Australian Researchers Say Botswana is Ancestral Home of Modern Humans

“It has been clear for some time that anatomically modern humans appeared in Africa roughly 200,000 years ago. What has been long debated is the exact location of this emergence and subsequent dispersal of our earliest ancestors,” Hayes told reporters. “We’ve been able to pinpoint what we believe is our human homeland.”

Harris Introduces Comprehensive Legislation to Protect Communities from Growing Threat of Wildfires

U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) on Friday announced the Wildfire Defense Act, comprehensive legislation to help communities—especially in California—implement science-based methods for mitigating wildfire damage and defending life and property. Harris’ bill would provide local communities with up to $10 million dollars to implement a Community Wildfire Defense Plan to ensure they are resilient in the face of the growing wildfire threat before disaster strikes.  

Marketers Should Show More Respect for the Black Consumer, According to a Report

“Take a look at how African Americans make their decisions, whether it’s physically or digitally… what we found is that when it comes to making decisions, we abundantly are going to use recommendations as our first line of research,” Cheryl Grace, Nielsen’s Senior Vice President of U.S. Strategic Community Alliances and Consumer Engagement, told NNPA Newswire.