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I’ve always appreciated people who stir the pot with intent to uphold justice or to challenge injustice. America is the home of great partiality. A kneel by a Black football player to protest police brutality and racial injustices was met with jeers and hatred, when not long ago, the same pl…

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COVIDGram scans COVID news from worldwide sources for information to help the skeptical media consumer navigate important decisions about responsible public health behavior and personal disease risk. 

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If Americans were to enumerate countries in which teaching false history is (or was) sanctioned by the government, the U.S.S.R. would place near the top. Yet, in 1988, the former Soviet Union canceled final history exams due to decades of inaccurate teaching. That decision affected 53 millio…

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Our nation, and the entire world, lost a giant with the passing of Congressman John Lewis. I was blessed to serve with him in Congress for many years. He was not just a colleague. He was a mentor, a friend and an inspiration to me. The memories I made with him, and the values he taught will …

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Secure the family all 2020 and beyond! Our families grow overnight and in my personal experience, I went from being a mother of none to a mother of three in just five short years!

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I don’t know if there has ever been a community wide survey of just Black people about a Black agenda— and while I recognize there is always room for improvement — I think this needs to be something we do moving forward.  

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Housing isn’t a luxury. Having shelter to protect you from the elements is essential. Most living creatures have some form of habitat in which they live. Humans, being the fancy creatures we are, took this simple and basic concept of shelter and elevated it into luxury high-rise apartments a…

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There are a myriad of disparities and gaps that exist in our society that place people of color at a disadvantage from their white neighbors and peers. The foundations for these gaps were created when our systems began by individual actors working together, who forcibly and strategically pla…

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On Saturday, Aug. 8, African American men and boys of all ages will gather on the grounds of the Indiana Statehouse to participate in the inaugural “Strong Men, Strong Minds Empowerment Rally.” The convening will take place from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 

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Many of us are sick of shallow platitudes and false solutions. While the “long game” takes a lot of time and strategy, marathon approaches are required to equip our communities to improve our own material, social, cultural and spiritual conditions.

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In literature, a “red herring” is false information that is designed to obfuscate the truth. Red herrings are a favorite plot device of mystery writers such as Walter Mosley (Easy Rawlins), Dame Agatha Christie (Hercule Poirot, Miss Marple) and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (Sherlock Holmes, Mr. Watson).

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To say 2020 has been historical so far is probably the biggest understatement of the year.