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Counting on the Census

2020 Vision on the Census Is Crucial for Our Communities Mayor de Blasio announced last month that more than 150 organizations are awardees of the $19 million NYC Complete Count Fund. Serving New Yorkers in over 80 languages, they represent the city’s geographic and demographic diversity and include organizations ranging from social service to arts […]Read More

Possible Mass Grave from 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Found by

By Doha Madani Experts at the University of Oklahoma believe they have found a possible mass grave site from the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre at a city cemetery, although they are unsure how many bodies are underneath. Geophysical scanning identified two spots at the Oaklawn Cemetery that might bear bodies of those killed in the […]Read More

Rep. Clarke’s Statement on Need for Trump Impeachment

Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke (NY-09) made the following statement about her views on impeachment of President Trump after yesterday afternoon’s Caucus meeting: “With Donald Trump in office our democracy remains at stake. It is unconstitutional and completely unacceptable for this President to contact foreign governments in an attempt to tarnish Presidential candidates to interfere with […]Read More

Rep. Jeffries: “We Will Impeach Donald John Trump. We Will

WASHINGTON – Today, as the U.S. House of Representatives votes on articles of impeachment, U.S. Representative Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus and a member of the Judiciary Committee, declared that President Trump must be held accountable for his stunning abuse of power through impeachment. Rep Jeffries said: “George Washington in his […]Read More

Presidential Hopefuls Julián Castro and Cory Booker Express Anger, Concern

Stephen A. Crockett Jr. theroot.com Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro didn’t mince words when asked about his feelings on the abrupt ending of California Sen. Kamala Harris’ bid for president. “To me, they held her to a different standard, a double standard, to other campaigns. And I don’t know if it impacted her […]Read More