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A Desperate Cry for Drastic Change

By: Thomas Holt Russell

A Desperate Cry for Drastic Change By Thomas Holt Russell On March 3, 1991, a white man named George Holiday shot a video of a man being beaten by a group of policemen. From his balcony in Los Angeles, he videoed Rodney King rolling on the ground while being kicked...

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New Director of Public Safety’s Vision for Denver

By: Zee Nwuke

New Director of Public Safety’s Vision for Denver By Zee Nwuke America is currently experiencing a dilemma not seen since the Civil Rights Movement. The death of George Floyd by police officers Derek Chauvin, Thomas Lane, J. Alexander Kueng and Tou Thao has sparked mass protest across the world against...

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The Whole World is Marching

By: Alfonzo Porter

The Whole World is Marching Solidarity for African American Cause Goes Global By Alfonzo Porter Never in modern world history has a calamity so beset the global population causing it unilaterally to focus our attention on a single issue as the COVID-19 virus.   We may be hard pressed to...

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Resilient Persistent Improvisers…Musicians in the COVID-19 Pandemic

By: Charles Emmons

Resilient Persistent Improvisers…Musicians in the COVID-19 Pandemic By Charles Emmons It’s a painful time for many of us. We can’t see loved ones graduate, weddings are out, family gatherings and reunions are a distant memory, and dancing in the streets is definitely out. In another time we might head out...

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Schools Scramble to Design Instructional Options for New School Year

By: COVID-19 Forces Changes to School Schedules

Schools Scramble to Design Instructional Options for New School Year COVID-19 Forces Changes to School Schedules By Alfonzo Porter Determining what the opening of schools may look like this fall, as the coronavirus continues to rage, has become the most urgent challenge for school leaders both locally and around the...

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Universal Basic Income: An Antidote for Poverty

By: Jamil Shabazz

Universal Basic Income: An Antidote for Poverty By Jamil Shabazz There has been a convenient narrative around COVID-19 in the African American community. Countless television specials, webcasts and articles drive home the message that African Americans are more susceptible to COVID-19 because of underlying conditions like heart disease, hypertension and...

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Coronavirus and Voter Suppression – A Deadly Combination

By: Thomas Holt Russell

Coronavirus and Voter Suppression – A Deadly Combination By Thomas Holt Russell Democracy demands participation. If we don’t have people voting, then we don’t have a democracy. – State Representative Leslie Herod It was always known that African Americans were at the wrong end of health and social economic disparities....