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Racism is on the rise, but so are our Black people

If anyone ever truly got real with Donald Trump, they'd explain to him that the nail was put in his presidential coffin when this nation had to bury George Floyd, Breanna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and the 270,000 Americans who died due to COVID-19. Not once, and for not one of them, has the president stood up and said "enough is enough" denouncing the acts or afflictions that killed the innocent.

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‘Corona’ is not the holiday gift you want!

If there was ever more of a need to stress the importance of hunkering down this winter, it is now, because Texas has become the first state to surpass a million Coronavirus cases in the United States last week, as the country battled a third wave of new infections and recorded over 100,000 infections three times in less than a week.

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Understanding Finances

We are nearing the end of a historic election year, in the middle of a pandemic and people are losing jobs left and right. African Americans have been among the hardest hit, many not having “nest eggs” or savings to get them through these critical times, and when things began to normalize again – or as close as we can get to it -- smarter money management skills will be high on the priority list.

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How to vote safely during the pandemic

Early voting has begun in many states across America, and to date, nearly 35 million people have cast their votes, breaking records from state-to-state.  And Texas was no exception, flooding the polls on the first day of early voting - Oct. 13 - and have not taken the foot off the gas pedal since. Here are some safety tips and resources you should take advantage of.

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Person or Property?

You were born with a label that you take for granted these days. Today, you are “John’s son,” or “Ella’s daughter,” but for those who were born generations before you, many were born as “Property of Slave Owners.”

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