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Start Now To Take Back The Supreme Court

Did you ever wonder whether elections really matter? Well, the Trump Supreme Court majority has answered that question for good.

Dots  

Like many of my generation, I was never reared in opulence.  There was never an over-abundance of anything that could make life materially easier. 

BET Awards Show Didn’t Provide A Black Cultural Experience

I will begin by stating that I am a senior citizen journalist/amateur historian who, during the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s, had memorable experiences of attending at least two or more concerts featuring some of the most inspiring and brilliant Black artists of the twentieth century.

What Did We Expect?

As soon as the Supreme Corut announced its decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Oranization, a decision that allowed states, not the federal government to legislate women’s bodily autonomy and riht to choose, those who support abortion rights took it to the streets.

America Could Use A Few Fireside Chats

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright once wrote: “The temptation is powerful to close our eyes and wait for the worst to pass, but history tells us that for freedom to survive, it must be defended, and that if lies are to stop, they must be exposed.”

Civil & Human Rights Organizations Demand: Bring Brittney Griner Home

“For Black people keeping Griner in their prayers during this tough time, let this serve as another reminder that we should be acknowledging and accepting members within our community in all of their multitudes.

Black Women Will Suffer The Harshest Consequences After The Overturn Of Roe

The Supreme Court just dealt a devastating blow to reproductive rights. With its decision in Dobbs v. Jackson, five Republican-appointed Justices on the U.S. Supreme Court swept away half a century of progress and eviscerated women’s rights and equality.

Did Trump’s Actions On Jan. 6 Reach The Level Of Treason?

Will Donald Trump be held accountable for the attack on the U.S. Capitol and what was a multi-layered conspiracy to overturn the results of the presidential election?

Trump’s Lies Destroyed Lives

“Do you know how it feels to have the president of the United States target you?”Those are the words of Ruby Freeman, a Black woman and election worker in Georgia during the 2020 election. She and her daughter Wandrea “Shaye” Moss were falsely accused by Rudy Giuliani of rigging the election against Donald Trump. Their lives were virtually destroyed by the Trump team’s lies.

A Clear and Present Danger!

I’m sure that in 1989, when Tom Clancy authored his acclaimed novel, A Clear and Present Danger, he never envisioned the real threat facing this nation some thirty-three years later.  Clancy’s threat involved the inundation of the United States with illegal drugs. 

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