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How Long Until We Protect Children, Not Guns?!

I truly believed at the time that these shocking and horrific murders would finally force our elected leaders to put ...
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25 Years of Renegade Poetics

When Frank X Walker coined the culturally encompassing term "Affrilachian" twenty-five years ago, he had no idea the group of ...
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Follow Black Women to Victory In 2018

By Melanie L. Campbell “It’s a good night to be an African American woman,” said CNN Political Commentator Symone Sanders ...
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Is America a Goat? Has Congress No Shame or Moral ...

The Sheep and the Goats “When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, ...
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National Civil Rights Leaders Urge Congress to Appoint an African ...

Washington, D.C. – A broad coalition of civil rights and racial justice organizations, led by the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil ...
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Charlottesville and Common-Sense Gun Solutions

By the Rev. Amanda Hendler-Voss My son points the stick like he’s just back from the shooting range.  “Pow,” he ...
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L.A. Housing: Over 40 L.A. Groups Unite for a Summit ...

“Resist Gentrification Action Summit” will take place Saturday, December 2 at Audubon Middle School in Leimert Park, Los Angeles LOS ...
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Why America May Go to Hell!

I hope you will speak up loudly and do whatever else is necessary to stop Congress’ hugely unjust Tax Cuts ...
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Move & Shaker, Desiree Peterkin Bell, Inspires Us to Live ...

Purpose, not position.  We’ve heard the phrase, “You’ve got to be the change to see change,” and Desiree Peterkin Bell is ...
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My Country Isn’t Me

By C. K. McGhee Everyone knows that Francis Scott Key wrote America’s National Anthem a.k.a., The Star Spangled Banner. After ...