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Waters Statement on Trump Call to Georgia Secretary of State
January 7, 2021
This week, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, issued the following statement following the release of President Trump’s phone call to Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger in which the President suggested, pressured, and encouraged Raffensperger to take various actions to help overturn President-elect Biden’s and Vice President-elect Harris’ victory in the state of Georgia. ... read more »
The Life of Kamala Harris Represents Preliminary Steps for Change
December 31, 2020
Empowered by the jostle of her mother, Harris pushed through seemingly unbreakable boundaries. She holds the title as the first Black woman to have held district and general attorney roles in California’s history.  From 2004 to 2011, Harris had a meteoric effect on many communities as district attorney, finding her essence in the initiative that gives first-time drug offenders the chance to earn a high school diploma and find employment in California. ... read more »
Pandemic Relief and the Georgia Elections
December 31, 2020
Fair warning: this isn’t a traditional Christmas-week column.  If we think of clarity as a kind of gift, though, we can be grateful that the effort to pass a much-needed COVID-19 relief bill in the waning days of this Congress makes one thing crystal clear: hurting families and small businesses will be abandoned if Republicans keep control of the U.S. Senate by winning Georgia’s January 5 runoff elections.   ... read more »
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Top National Stories of 2020
December 31, 2020
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Asm. Shirley Weber’s Daughter Is Running for her Mom’s San Diego District Seat
December 31, 2020
Dr. Akilah Weber, the daughter of Dr. Shirley Weber (D-San Diego), has announced that she is running for the 79th Assembly District seat that her mom will soon vacate. If she wins, the younger Dr. Weber would have the opportunity to carry on a family legacy in California politics known for strategic consensus building at the state level that’s rooted in – and deeply connected to -- local grassroots organizing at home. ... read more »
David G. Brown Cartoon: December 17, 2020
December 17, 2020
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President-Elect Joe Biden Taps Former Ambassador Susan Rice for White House Domestic Council
December 17, 2020
The vision of inclusion continues to take shape in America. President-elect Joe Biden selects former ambassador of the Obama administration Susan Rice to lead the White House Domestic Policy Council. Biden’s “Build Back Better” mission is showcasing its effect, by rendering his future administration to focus on racial equity, healthcare, and the ever-present coronavirus pandemic. ... read more »
 
The Case for Karen Bass
December 10, 2020
Congresswoman Karen Bass is what American leadership should look like – a changemaker, a bridge-builder, an effective legislator -- Bass comes to this moment as chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus, with nine years experience representing the people of the 33rd and currently the 37th Congressional District in addition to decades of community organizing. ... read more »
Potential U.S. Senate Appointee Karen Bass solidifies the idea of Women in Power
December 3, 2020
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. ... read more »
“Trump’s White Magic and Carnival Mirrors: Shameless Hustling in the White House”
December 3, 2020
In every oppressive society, there are the seeds and signs of its own self-problematizing and self-destruction. It makes problems for itself by its hypocritical, dishonest, and oppressive practices. And it becomes self-destructive in that it produces unresolvable contradictions which divide it against itself and signal it can no longer exist in its current form. ... read more »
Georgia voters will decide fate of Senate and a new South
December 3, 2020
On Jan. 5, Georgia voters will decide the runoff for their two U.S. Senate seats. Their votes will determine whether Republicans retain control of the Senate or whether Democrats gain a 50-50 tie, with Vice President Kamala Harris the tie-breaking vote. ... read more »
Time to Recognize What Kamala Has Achieved
November 26, 2020
This has been an incredibly difficult year, and we still have very tough times ahead. However, as we head into this season of thanks-giving, we owe it to ourselves to take a moment to give thanks, ... read more »
Kamala Harris’ VP Win Helps Validate the Power of Black Colleges
November 26, 2020
The Howard University Graduate shares in the legacy of influential Black College Alumni As Vice President-elect Kamala Harris takes on her new position in the White House, ... read more »
“Cherishing and Challenging Kamala Harris: Issues of Commitment and Accountability”
November 26, 2020
There is no doubt that the nomination and election of Kamala Harris as Vice President Elect of the United States of America is of great importance and meaning to us as a people. Indeed, it was a hard-won victory, not only at the voting box, but over the numerous evil, oppressive and varied attempts to deny our vote and voice before and after the election. Like the election of President Baraka Obama, it is for Black people an historical achievement born of a constant and committed work and righteous and relentless struggle to expand the realm of freedom, justice, and equity in this country. ... read more »
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