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Millions of Blacks left uninsured by states  opting out of Affordable Care Act

Millions of Blacks left uninsured by states opting out of Affordable Care Act

Jan. 9 | By Freddie Allen Contributing Writer   As the Obama administration makes strides to improve the functionality of HealthCare.gov, the flagship website for the Affordable Care Act, Republican lawmakers continue to block federal funds that would...

The GOP are crybabies

The GOP are crybabies

Nov. 14 | One thing I cannot stand is a bunch of crybabies during defeat. I couldn’t stand it from Democrats when President Bush won, and it’s double standards politics when Republicans create reasons for defeat all over the country related to policy and/or...

Could voter  suppression  win this  election?

Could voter suppression win this election?

Oct. 24 |   By Renee J. Turner Guest Commentator   With the discreet, systemized, and methodical implementation of voter ID and restrictive voting laws pillaging voters of their right to vote, a call to action has not been loud enough. It’s hasn’t...

On crime, racism, and distrust of police

On crime, racism, and distrust of police

Aug. 29 |   “When you shoot somebody, that’s not the only person that you’re killing.”   — Nona Gaye, Marvin Gaye’s daughter, testifying after his death   I attended a neighborhood meeting on racism. Afterward I mentioned the comments...

Why are so many Black men dying?

Why are so many Black men dying?

Aug. 29 |     By Terry Yzaguirre Guest Commentator   As I arrived at the homicide scene on 21st and Penn Avenue North in Minneapolis on August 18at about 9 am, the crime lab was still working on the bullet holes on the exterior of the home after...
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