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Black pastors vs. COVID-19

For decades, the Black Baptist church has been leading the Black communities when it came to matters of race, community issues and - yes - politics. But this time around, there was more silence than support for candidates in the 2020 election season. What made Black Baptist preachers ease their endorsements, lowering the boom of voices they began establishing in America more than 200 years ago?

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The HBCU Dream Team

Former California Senator and Howard University graduate Kamala Harris will soon be back in Washington DC, a stone's throw from her alma mater, as she reports to work at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue as the Vice President of the United States of America.

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Mother of Ruby Bridges dies at 86

One of the most historic mothers of the Civil Rights Movement, Lucille Bridges, has died at the age of 86, just a few short days after a photo of her daughter, Ruby Bridges, went viral once again.

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A Country Divided

President Donald Trump has brought racism back to the forefront, with white supremacists no longer hiding under hooded cloaks and the cover of darkness, they are wearing police badges, judge robes, teaching our children, and -- if we let them - signing our paychecks with a smirk while convincing you to keep working for lower wages than you deserve.

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What is the Electoral College?

The Electoral College is a process, not a place. The Founding Fathers established it in the Constitution, in part, as a compromise between the election of the President by a vote in Congress and election of the President by a popular vote of qualified citizens. What is the process? The Electoral College process consists of

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The gloves are off: Obama hits the trail for Biden

The strength of a candidate, sometimes, depends on the strength behind their endorsements, and one of America's, arguably, most beloved presidents - Barack Obama - has decided to step out from the sidelines to make the most powerful endorsement in this election.

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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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Reparations: Where’s our 40 Acres and a Mule?

Have you ever heard the phrase, "40 acres and a mule?" If you have, depending on your age and wisdom, you may or may not know what that means. The saying is tied to "reparations," which is what many African Americans feel is owed to them by the government for slavery, and rightfully so.

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