Against All Odds: The Fight for a Black Middle Class

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Against All Odds: The Fight for a Black Middle Class “Structural racism” has become a buzzword in white progressive circles. But every time I push a white writer to break down the meaning behind the words without success, or I see a Black Lives Matter sign in an apartment window in a gentrified neighborhood where … Continue reading Against All Odds: The Fight for a Black Middle Class

I Can’t Keep Quiet

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“These women are from different states and never met till today. They practiced this song online. I was crying the whole time I filmed this. Show them some love.” ~Alma Har’el   These women are from different states and never met till today. They practiced this song online. I was crying the whole time I … Continue reading I Can’t Keep Quiet

Coretta Scott King’s Lost Letter to the US Senate

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The lost letter from Martin Luther King, Jr.’s widow opposing Jeff Sessions for a federal judgeship in 1986 has been found, and it’s a doozy.. “The irony of Mr. Sessions’ nomination is that, if confirmed, he will be given life tenure for doing with a federal prosecution what the local sheriffs accomplished twenty years ago with … Continue reading Coretta Scott King’s Lost Letter to the US Senate

The Story of Us

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Economy and jobs, Education, Environment, Health, Justice and equality, National security. What are YOU voting for? Like Madison, too many rural communities aren’t reaping the rewards of our nation’s economic success—despite their critical role in our economy. Unemployment and poverty rates present a real challenge to these communities while accessible health care and education are … Continue reading The Story of Us