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The Collected Quotes of Donald Trump on “the Blacks”

By Jason Parham, 07/24/15Donald Trump wants to be the next president of the United States. As with matters of such magnitude, it is important to understand where a candidate stands on critical issues, such as immigration, healthcare, domestic surveillance, marriage equality, abortion, and black people, who account for 13 percent of America’s population.Here, a collection of quotes […]Read More

Our Time Press Q&A with …DARMA V. DIAZ

We first met Darma V. Diaz on the Rediscovering Lost Values tour, an educational program of the Brooklyn Anti-Violence Coalition, in which Civil and Human Rights history comes alive for tourgoers through visits to landmarks in the South, where battles for justice raged in the 60’s. Ms. Diaz currently serves as the New York State […]Read More

Biden Campaign Details How Donald Trump Has Failed Black Men

Biden’s proposal is the latest effort to connect with Black voters and show how much Black men have to lose under four more years of Trump. Written by BET StaffJust a few days ago, President Donald Trump unveiled his Platinum Plan for Black America at a campaign stop in Atlanta. Amongst other things, the plan promises more loans for […]Read More

October is National Estate Planning Awareness Month

October is National Estate Planning Awareness Month. Historically, that kind of life planning exercise was associated with having a plan to care for family members and managing accumulated wealth in old age or following death. And that may be a reason less than 50% of adults in the U.S. have created a will or set […]Read More

Fact check: Trump Unleashes Avalanche of Repeat Lies at First

By Daniel Dale &CNN staff  (Excerpts)The first 2020 presidential debate Tuesday night in Cleveland featured an avalanche of lies from President Donald Trump — while Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden was largely accurate in his statements, though he did make some false or misleading claims.There were times, particularly during the conclusion of the debate, when almost every comment from Trump […]Read More

Business Insider: Five Common Mistakes That Could Get Your Mail-in

1) Improperly filling out your ballot When you get your mail ballot, be sure to fill it out on a flat dry surface (no nearby coffee mugs or wine glasses) and carefully follow the instructions that come with it.Similar to the multiple-choice standardized  tests you took in high school, ballot scanners can accept only certain colors […]Read More

The Grand Jury System

Minutes after the conclusion of an interview with Ret. Det. Graham B. Weatherspoon on inequities in America’s Grand Jury system, news broke of questions raised in the Grand Jury procedure in the Breonna Taylor case in Kentucky, and the actions of D.A. Daniel Cameron.The new revelations raises a question Weatherspoon commented on an hour earlier: […]Read More

Odds of Coronavirus Infection Greatly Increase With Poverty, CDC Says

Alexander NazaryanYahoo NewsWASHINGTON — Poverty can vastly increase a person’s chances of contracting the coronavirus, according to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The study, which looked at income-based disparities in Utah, found that the risk of becoming ill with the disease in a low-income community could be three times […]Read More