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No Labels Endorses Bipartisan Deal To Resolve US Debt Ceiling Debate

“We have always emphasized that there should be common sense bipartisan solutions to our nation’s problems that are supported overwhelmingly by the majority of the American people,” No Labels National Co-Chairs Joe Lieberman, Larry Hogan, and Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., said in a joint statement issued on Sunday, May 28.

Corporate America Urges Congress To Pass Debt Ceiling Deal Legislation

Biden and McCarthy reached an agreement Saturday for the new debt ceiling, but the deal isn’t done yet. The House vote is expected to take place Wednesday.

Why Black Folks Will Probably Feel The Heat Most This Summer

Black fokks tend to live in urban "heat islands", and the next five years are set to be the warmest ever. Turning on the AC can’t fix this.

Chilling Lines From The Judge Who Sentenced The Oath Keepers’ Leader

Judge Amit Mehta on Thursday handed down an 18-year prison sentence for the leader of the Oath Keepers, Stewart Rhodes, for his efforts to overturn the 2020 election that ended with the violent attack on the US Capitol on January 6, 2021.

Facing The New Moral Dilemma: Should You Tip At The Self-Checkout Line?

Customers say they’ve noticed that they’re increasingly asked to tip at self-checkout terminals, despite having no contact with an employee.

False Narratives: How Social Media Divides Asian And Black Communities

While the majority of known attackers of Asian Americans are white, Black perpetrators are often over-presented by the media.

IRS Free Tax Filing Service Could Further Harm Black, Low-Income Taxpayers

The IRS is exploring a direct e-file system for tax returns. However, some believe the system would bring undue harm to historically marginalized communities- including Black and low-income taxpayers.

What Happens If America Can No Longer Pay Its Bills?

For much of Black America, having adequate cash to cover monthly bills or small business overhead has historically been an ongoing challenge.

Unpacking The Racial Overhaul Of Public Education

It was a viral video that changed the world: The nearly 10-minute-long clip of the murder of George Floyd. But what’s sometimes forgotten is that a high school student, 17-year-old Darnella Frazier, filmed the video.

Man’s Death At A Georgia County Jail Was A Homicide Caused By Neglect

Lashawn Thompson died inside a Georgia county jail last year in living conditions akin to a “torture chamber”.

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