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Atlanta will Bid for 2024 Democratic Nominating Convention
May 19, 2022
Atlanta is submitting a formal bid to host the 2024 Democratic National Convention, Mayor Andre Dickens announced Friday to Democrats holding their annual state party dinner. ... read more »
THE 19TH: ‘BLACK WOMEN’S QUALIFICATIONS HAVE LONG BEEN QUESTIONED. KETANJI BROWN JACKSON’S ALLIES WERE PREPARED.’
March 24, 2022
The 19th highlighted the broad coalition backing Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s nomination to the Supreme Court and the efforts to ensure her confirmation, including the $1 million ad campaign jointly launched by Building Back Together, the Black Women’s Leadership Collective, and She Will Rise. The digital, television, and radio ads in D.C. and in battleground states including Georgia, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin, including on Black-owned media outlets and publications, emphasize Judge Jackson’s extensive qualifications and broad experience across the legal profession and urge her swift, bipartisan confirmation by the Senate. ... read more »
Opioid Settlement: California, 13 Other States, to Share $30 Billion-Plus in Payouts
March 10, 2022
The money from two different settlement deals will be used to support recovery and relief efforts for people struggling with opioid addiction, a problem that disproportionately affects African Americans. It has been identified as a contributing factor to the high rate of unhoused Black people in California. ... read more »
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Former US Rep. Carrie Meek Remembered as Trailblazer
December 2, 2021
Politicians and public figures on Monday recalled Meek’s pioneering career, with many noting her devotion to working class families in her Miami district as well as her powerful oratory, in an outpouring of support after her death at 95 years old after a long illness. ... read more »
All 3 men charged in Arbery’s death convicted of murder
November 24, 2021
All three white men charged in the death of Ahmaud Arbery were convicted of murder Wednesday in the fatal shooting that became part of a larger national reckoning on racial injustice. ... read more »
Man who recorded Ahmaud Arbery killing convicted of murder
November 24, 2021
William “Roddie” Bryan, who recorded the cellphone video that showed the killing of Ahmaud Arbery and sparked outrage when it surfaced two months later, was convicted of murder Wednesday. ... read more »
We The People”: The Solution To Our Problems
October 14, 2021
While a great deal of time and attention is being given to the many sins and acts of evil by Republicans and the Ultra Right who believe that their privileges are greater than our democracy, it is important to remember that “We the People” hold the keys to our own deliverance. There are more of us than them as evidenced by the last election which placed President Joe Biden in the White House instead of a second term for Trump. The Bible says “we have not because we ask not, and when we ask, we ask for the wrong things”. ... read more »
Son of man killed by Georgia trooper seeks federal inquiry
September 14, 2021
The son of a Black man killed last year by a Georgia state trooper attempting a traffic stop over a broken tail light said Monday he will march across a stretch of southeast Georgia in hopes of getting federal authorities to take up the case. ... read more »
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Celebration of Life Delano Catherine Hadley Robinson
September 2, 2021
Delano Catherine Hadley Robinson, widow of the late Matthew "Mack" Robinson - 1936 Olympic Silver Medalist, 200 Meters, Berlin, Germany - and older brother of baseball legend, Jackie Robinson, passed away on Wednesday, August 18, 2021. ... read more »
Cali’s Push to Let Student Athletes Get Paid Gets Big Assists From SCOTUS, NCAA
July 8, 2021
But last week, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) unanimously ruled that the NCAA policy must fall in line with the country’s antitrust laws and that the organization does not have the authority to deny student athletes the right to receive compensation for their athleticism or fame. ... read more »
President Biden Announces First Nominees for Board to Review Civil Rights Era Cold Cases
June 17, 2021
Fourteen years ago, the Southern Poverty Law Center sent the FBI and the U.S. Department of Justice a list of 74 cold cases involving African Americans allegedly murdered in racially motivated circumstances by White people between 1952 and 1968. ... read more / view gallery »
President Biden Expected to Ramp Up Efforts to Pass Voter Access, Election Integrity Bill
May 13, 2021
“We are very deeply engaged in working with members of the Senate and their teams on how this can move forward,” White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said of H.R. 1, or the “For the People Act of 2021,” which passed the House last month. ... read more »
Georgia park linked to confederacy views; Gets Their First Black Chair
April 23, 2021
The board overseeing an Atlanta area park that has centuries-old ties to the Ku Klux Klan and contains the largest Confederate monument ever crafted will be headed for the first time by an African American. ... read more »
David G. Brown Editorial Cartoon (March 18-24)
March 18, 2021
David G. Brown Editorial Cartoon (March 18-24) ... read more / view cartoon »
U.S. House of Representatives Passes Milestone Voting and Ethics Legislation
March 15, 2021
House Resolution 1 – the “For the People Act of 2021” – counts as a strong rebuke and counterbalance to voting restrictions considered or enacted in various Republican-led states across the country. It restricts partisan gerrymandering of congressional districts and nullifies obstacles for voters. ... read more »
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