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Joe Biden is our next president. Whether Trump accepts it or not, let’s get to work. 0

Whether he accepts defeat or not, Donald Trump’s presidency will become history at noon on Jan. 20, when former Vice President Joe Biden becomes our nation’s leader. The Electoral College voted Monday to elect Biden as our next president, affirming his impressive and legitimate victory in the Nov. 3 election. Last week the Supreme Court rejected an effort by […]

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Posted on: 12-14-2020
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David Dinkins, NYC’s only Black mayor, broke barriers and was a champion for equality. 0

David Dinkins, who died Monday at age 93, was New York City’s only Black mayor and a true champion for equality. In a year already overflowing with multiple crises and a deadly pandemic ravaging the nation, he leaves behind a legacy of what it means to serve our country and how to lead with courage and grace. […]

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Posted on: 11-24-2020
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Keep counting the votes 0

Congratulations, fellow Southerners and fellow Americans — after months of campaigning, debating, conventions, and punditry, we have finally made it past Election Day. We turned out in record numbers and made our voices heard in our democratic process. We — Democrats, Republicans, and independents — should all be proud that we exercised our constitutional right […]

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Posted on: 11-18-2020
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Biden-Harris victory speeches begin healing of America with inspiring call for unity 0

We must restore the soul of America … I believe in the possibilities of this country,” President-elect Joe Biden (how sweet the sound of that title) said in a stirring and inspirational victory speech Saturday night. “Let us be the nation that we know we can be, a nation united.” Invoking biblical references, Biden made it clear […]

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Posted on: 11-9-2020
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Trump election lawsuits are a dangerous un-American assault on democracy 0

There is nothing underhanded, corrupt or fraudulent about the delay in counting votes — no matter how many times Trump falsely says there is President Trump’s premature declaration of victory against Joe Biden and false claims of widespread voter fraud by Democrats constitute a dangerous assault on a fundamental principle upon which our nation was founded: the […]

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Posted on: 11-6-2020
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A vote for a good and honest man. 0

Unity. Equality. Safety. And above all character. These are the themes former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Kamala Harris and Democrats across the country are emphasizing in their closing arguments to the American people for why we should vote for them on Election Day. Joe’s message is a positive one, setting out detailed plans to control the coronavirus pandemic, […]

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Posted on: 11-3-2020
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Ginsburg moved US forward — Trump and GOP want new Supreme Court justice to turn back clock. 0

Growing up as a Black girl in the 1960s and 1970s, my race and gender created unwanted obstacles to my equal treatment under the law and to opportunities open to me in education, employment, housing and many other areas.    Thankfully, the civil rights movement and women’s right movement knocked down some — though certainly not all […]

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Posted on: 09-24-2020
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Convention shows Republican Party has died and been replaced by Trump Party 0

The Republican Party died a sad death Thursday night, as the party that gave America President Abraham Lincoln and ended slavery was replaced by the Trump Party — loyal only to its incompetent, erratic and egotistical leader who rules by dividing Americans instead of uniting us. Donald Trump’s 70-minute acceptance speech at the close of the Republican National […]

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Posted on: 08-28-2020
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Postal Service slowdown is a voter suppression effort by Trump and Republicans 0

It appears from his recent actions that Postmaster General Louis DeJoy is dead set on preventing our votes from being counted. Appointed in June by President Trump, DeJoy has provided yet another platform for the president to win in November at any and all costs. Rather than serve the American people, as is his duty and responsibility, DeJoy — one of […]

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Posted on: 08-26-2020
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After Jacob Blake and Kenosha, what good is The Talk? Do words even matter? 0

Every Black parent sits their child down at some point in their adolescence for “The Talk,” about how to behave when you are pulled over by the police. Even if they pull you over for no good reason, or stop you on a corner for a random body search, you must be polite and deferential. […]

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Posted on: 08-26-2020
Posted in: Blog Post, News, Spin Cycle
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