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America today is akin to being wide awake in an unending nightmare. There is a plague, coronavirus which has claimed the lives of more than 150,000 Americans. At least 41 million Americans are unemployed. The GOP US Senators are tone deaf to the nation’s myriad economic/public health realities. Headlines like “Families across the country cannot […]Read More

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America is in the midst of a long hot summer and its chaos has reached Africa.Hundreds of Black American US citizens and green card holders have been stranded in Ghana since March when President Nana Akufo-Addo closed its borders to check the spread of the coronavirus. The US government sent limited flights to Ghana to […]Read More

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SUMMERTIME IN AMERICA Congressman John Robert Lewis, 80, the U.S. Representative from Georgia’s 5th district, since 1987, died on July 17, while battling pancreatic cancer. Lewis was a civil rights leader, a visionary, and a man of great moral authority. His legacy is as a peace warrior and, yet, a fighter for justice. His life’s […]Read More

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The Asheville, North Carolina unanimously passed a resolution on July 14 which supports reparations for its Black residents, encouraging the state to follow suit.The resolution officially apologized for slavery and segregation; however there will not be any direct monies paid to local Blacks. The City Council will invest in and allocate monies to address local […]Read More

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COVID19 UPDATESThe states, eager to re-open after the COVID19 Pause, face insurmountable public health and economic challenges like virus surges and the concomitant public health expenditures. States like Texas, Florida, Arizona, Georgia have large infections and their hospital systems are all close to capacity. While infections and hospitalization rates rage, they are not experiencing the […]Read More

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NEW YORK UPDATES Gun violence is the new virus running rampant through the streets of NYC, specifically in East New York, Brooklyn; Mott Haven, the Bronx; Jamaica, Queens; and East Harlem, Manhattan. There were 125 shootings during the first three weeks in June. From mid May to June 15, there were 38 gun- related fatalities. […]Read More

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CORONAVIRUS 2020America, like the rest of the world, is in a state of flux, owing to the unwelcome visitor, a coronavirus pandemic and its attendant ills, widespread unemployment, poverty and a global recession. Few world leaders, least of all POTUS 45, were prepared for the virus devastation. Scientists are working feverishly for a vaccine. Consequently […]Read More

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JUNE 2020 Most of the nation is back to work, in some phase of reopening business after the two-month nightmare brought on my COVID-19. Spring 2020 will also be remembered for the police killing of another Black Minneapolis man, George Floyd, which launched a culture of protest throughout the nation. During the nation’s period of […]Read More