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Still Under the Broken Bridge of Immigration: Resisting With Our Haitian and Other Relatives
October 7, 2021
The U.S. must stop imposing on Haiti its imperialist system of domination, deprivation and degradation ... read more »
THE L WORD: GENERATION Q’s Afro-Latino’s Jillian Mercado is disabled and so what?
September 2, 2021
It’s fair to say that Jillian Mercado (born April 30, 1987) is a role model and a hope for thousands of creative artists who are disabled. It’s clear from her accomplishments that she doesn’t take “no” for an answer often. Along with her work as an actress, Mercado is a prominent figure in the fashion world and constantly challenging archaic ideas of beauty. True to her zodiac sign (Taurus), she is keen to fight the lack of representation for people with disabilities in the fashion, entertainment industry, and beyond.  ... read more »
ACLU, for first time, elects Black person as its president
February 4, 2021
Deborah Archer, a professor at New York University School of Law with expertise in civil rights and racial justice, has become the first Black person in the 101-year history of the American Civil Liberties Union to be elected its president. ... read more »
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The true meaning of Christmas is of vital importance in these divisive times
December 24, 2020
On Friday, millions of people across the world will celebrate Christmas. Here and abroad, safety — staying home, social distancing, wearing masks, being sensible — requires limits on the gatherings and parties. Yet the bells still ring, music is in the air, lights on homes and lampposts shine, blessings are shared. ... read more »
Report: Companies Owned by Women of Color Account for 89 Percent of All New Women-Owned Businesses
March 12, 2020
The annual report, based on U.S. Census Bureau data adjusted by Gross Domestic Product data, found that women-owned businesses continue to trend above all others. Over the past five years, the number of women-owned businesses increased by 21 percent, while all enterprises increased by only 9 percent. ... read more »
Andrew Yang brings presidential campaign to ethnic media
July 30, 2019
On Tuesday, July 23, Andrew Yang became the first presidential candidate to participate in a teleconference with ethnic media reporters, organized by Ethnic Media Services. Pleased to be offered a bubble tea as he sat down at a dais, ... read more »
Trump to Freshmen Congresswomen: ‘Go Back to Your Country’
July 18, 2019
Earlier this week, one of Twitter’s most provocative and problematic users, the president himself, lashed out in tweets directed towards freshmen Democratic House members Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Rashida Tlaib of Michigan and Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts — all women of color. Last week, the four congresswomen were involved in a group of Democrats who were condemning the conditions at the border detention facilities in the U.S. A week later, the president attacked. ... read more »
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“The Wall is an Antiquated Symbol Of Pure Racism”
January 24, 2019
As the Publisher / Editor of Black Business News Group and the President and CEO of the Black Business Association (BBA), I take the position that “The Wall” the Trump Administration is proposing to build is not the answer to our nation’s immigration problems. Simply put, “THE PROPOSED WALL IS AN ANTIQUATED SYMBOL OF PURE RACISM.” ... read more »
Congresswoman Waters: The Trump Administration Must Face Consequences for Violating Court Orders to Reunify Families
August 16, 2018
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Committee, issued the following statement on the Trump administration’s failure to meet the court-ordered deadlines to reunite children with their parents. As of August 10, 500 children remain separated from their parents. ... read more »
Righteous Resistance: Upholding the Good, Uplifting the People, Upturning the World
July 19, 2018
There is an increasing sense among those most thoughtful and active among us that the important issues raised and the struggle rightfully waged against the tragedy and catastrophe we call Trump, marginalizes and misses the major issues that define and drive our own righteous and relentless struggle as a people. ... read more »
Rep. Bass Joins More Than 100 Members In Introducing The Keep Families Together Act of 2018
June 21, 2018
Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) joined more than 100 of her colleagues in introducing the Keep Families Together Act of 2018 in response to the Trump administration’s insidious practice of family separation. ... read more »
Federal Judge Rules ICE and L.A. County Sheriff’s Department Unlawfully Detained Immigrants
February 15, 2018
The decision entitles a national class of people currently subject to immigration detainers to relief from their detainers ... read more »
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