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Stacey Abrams Among Nominees For 2021 Nobel Peace Prize

Stacey Abrams is among the nominees for this year’s Nobel Peace Prize according to Reuters. She’s being recognized for her long standing activism work particular with voters rights. Her dedication to getting thousands of people registered to vote in Georgia was especially impactful during the state’s senate runoffs race last month where Raphael Warnock (D) […]

Top 10 Things Black People Want To See Happen In 2021

We’re well into this year and we’ve witnessed so much already. From insurrection to inauguration it’s crazy to think we have more than half of the year left until 2022. However, despite this we as Black people have to continue wanting to seek and create change.  So here are 10 areas of societal improvement that […]

6 Key Elements of Biden’s American Rescue Plan

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Last night, president-elect Joe Biden revealed his Rescue and Recovery plan to the public. Biden calls for ‘unity’ and togetherness, urging politicians and Americans to come together and “take action” to beat the Coronvarious Pandemic. As the wealth gap increases, millions of Americans are either unemployed or have been tragically affected by the pandemic. “The […]

What To Expect On Inauguration Day 2021

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We’re exactly one week away from Inauguration Day and there are many uncertainties surrounding the ceremonious occasion. From Covid-19 to security detail, here are some measures that’ll be put in place to ensure a peaceful transfer of power on January 20th. Covid-19 Protocols The National Mall in D.C. would normally be filled with thousands of […]

The underwhelming stimulus payout is crumbs for the unemployed in America

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What is going on in America? Besides the Trump-coup fiasco and Covid-19? Job loss a.k.a. unemployment.  According to the ADP private payroll report, U.S. employers cut 123,000 non-government jobs in December. What makes things worse, researchers project “dark days” are ahead in 2021. This means more Americans without jobs while bills skyrocket. In return, due […]

Trump Supporters Taunt Their White Privilege By Storming The U.S. Capitol Building

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A mob of Trump supporters broke into the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. this afternoon. Both chambers of Congress were set to confirm President-elect Joe Biden’s win before they had to recess and suspend the voting process for a few hours. They were able to confirm Biden’s victory early Thursday morning with 306 electoral votes. Chaos […]

The Black Effect: All the Black Women Who Won Elections This Past Tuesday

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The stress and uncertainty of the 2020 presidential election will forever be etched in the minds of many Americans. However despite that some very historical strides were made by Black women who not only showed up to the polls but now occupy office in the White House and Congress. These victories come decades after Shirley Chisholm […]

Independent voters look to change the political process by rejecting both parties

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What we currently know and think about independent voters is meshed with many myths and half-truths. Independent voters have been mischaracterized by the media and disenfranchised by the political system. They are neither retired republicans nor ‘undecided’ voters like we are led to believe. As everyday Americans, they carry their own set of beliefs and […]

10 People Who Have Endorsed Joe Biden Since the Presidental Debate

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The first presidential debate two weeks ago left quite an impression on many citizens, celebrities and public figures. And although the second debate is cancelled some people have decided to use their platforms to endorse Joe Biden and encourage everyone who can to vote on November 3rd. Here are 10 people who have endorsed the […]

Key Topics of the Vice Presidential Debate

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The Vice Presidential debate was what the American people wanted and hoped for (that the people running for president could not deliver). Senator Kamala Harris and Vice President Mike Pence, for the most part, delivered with poise.  But like any other political debate there were holes, deflected answers, personal attacks, inflated facts, and questions that […]