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Voting Rights Battle Ahead in Early 2022
January 6, 2022
Advocates to protect the vote have been pushing Biden and Congress to move ahead affirmatively for months. ... read more »
Cosby Prosecutors Urge Supreme Court to Restore Conviction
December 2, 2021
Prosecutors urged the U.S. Supreme Court to reinstate Bill Cosby’s sexual assault conviction, complaining in a petition released Monday the verdict was thrown out over a questionable agreement that the comic claimed gave him lifetime immunity. ... read more »
October 29: U.S. Supreme Court Act Against School Segregation, 1969
October 29, 2021
October 29: U.S. Supreme Court Act Against School Segregation, 1969 ... read more »
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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 »
The “Black RJ Policy Agenda” will turn racism upside down
July 1, 2021
Reproductive Justice was birthed by 12 Black women in 1994, as the U.S. contemplated universal health care without acknowledging or rectifying the health care system in place, which was — and continues to be — riddled with deadly racism. ... read more »
What Must Be Done with White Reconstruction
May 27, 2021
While many are watching 47 out of the 50 States propose and enact Voter Suppression Laws, the question becomes one of what can we as individuals do to counter such attacks against us? First we must acknowledge the real agenda of those hiding behind the Republican Party’s control of state legislatures, embracing Donald Trump’s lie that the election was stolen. ... read more »
The Solution to Trump, White Privilege and The Republican Party
March 4, 2021
We know from the appearance of former President Trump at the conservative Republican gathering in Florida over the weekend that their agenda against America continues. ... read more »
Why the 2020 Vote Matters More than Ever to African Americans
October 29, 2020
“Some had to pay fees. Some were tested. Many people died for that right. It is too important for us not to vote, and if we want to have a democracy, we need to participate in it. We can’t hope that situations will change. We have to be active in helping candidates get elected who will create that change,” said Lex Scott, the president of the Black Lives Matter Utah Chapter. ... read more »
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Civil rights groups oppose fast-tracked Supreme Court nominee: Nation’s diversity not represented in its courts
October 22, 2020
One of the most consequential decisions that presidents make are lifetime federal judicial appointments at every level: circuit, appellate and the U.S. Supreme Court. The independent federal judiciary is charged with ensuring that the nation’s courts are fair to all people. Even the phrase “equal justice under law” is carved in the stone façade of the Supreme Court building.   ... read more »
COMMUNITY BUILD, INC. OFFERS HOPE AND EMPLOYMENT
October 22, 2020
When the 2020 Census count is finally tallied, states across the nation will receive their proportionate share of government funding for essential social programs and services for the next decade.  For three ex-felons, the grassroots work of going door-to-door checking for completed Census forms, provided immediate financial relief and an opportunity to help their community.  ... read more »
Why Byron Allen’s Comcast Settlement Win Is an “L” for Black America 
June 18, 2020
Former comedian and entertainment mogul Byron Allen filed suit against Comcast in 2015 seeking $20 billion in damages. Allen alleged that Comcast refused to offer many of his television programs as part of its cable television offerings because he is African American.   ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: May 17, 2020- Brought to you by Black365
May 17, 2020
Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka ruled that public education can not be segregated on the basis of race, 1954. ... read more »
Trump Pardoned His Cellmate but Rufus Rochell Remains in Federal Prison
February 20, 2020
It's not a rags-to-riches Philadelphia-to-California story, like that of Will Smith's fictional television character. Rufus Rochell's story is the real-life account of how the crack epidemic of the 1980s is inextricably linked to today's cry for criminal justice reform. It's also the story of how the rich and powerful receive special privileges, while the poor and powerless can only dare to dream. ... read more »
Housing Discrimination Complaints Reach a 24-Year High, While HUD Rolls Back Fair Housing Rules
November 21, 2019
As a candidate, President Donald Trump promised if elected that deregulation of the federal government would be an administration priority. Soon after taking the oath of office, he issued an executive order requiring that all departments and agencies to eliminate two existing regulations for every one new regulation proposed. In some cases, rules that were adopted prior to his term office but had not yet taken effect were either suspended or delayed. ... read more »
California Seeks More People of Color to Draw Political Maps
August 9, 2019
California on Monday gave more time to apply to an independent commission that will redraw boundaries for most state and federal elections, an effort to get more people of color involved and avoid the political gerrymandering that has caused problems elsewhere. ... read more »
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