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by Stacey Abrams The following is a transcript of Stacey Abrams’ Feb. 5 statement, as prepared by The New York Times: Good evening my fellow Americans and happy Lunar New Year. I’m Stacey Abrams and I’m honored to join the conversation about the state of our union. Growing up, my family went back and forth […]

by Ann Garrison “How I Lost by Hillary Clinton” is a collection of the DNC and Podesta emails published by Wikileaks in 2016, introduced and annotated by Consortium News Editor Joe Lauria, with a foreword by political prisoner Julian Assange. Believe it or not, you don’t have to buy it from Amazon unless you want […]

by Baba Jahahara Amen-RA Alkebulan-Ma’at 6259 AAC (February 2019 JC-PG) Ready to make national headlines following the victorious teachers’ strike in LA, Oakland teachers, edu-tainers and commUNITY leaders Taiwo and Kehinde Kujichagulia – or, is it Kehinde and Taiwo? – of Fremont Tiger Ambush were among the organizers of the Jan. 18 rally at the […]

by Ruben Beltran Inspired by Brother Bennu Hannibal Ra-Sun’s article in the December 2018 Bay View, Ruben created this piece in support of the “I am 1619” movement. He also sends his love and support to his Brother Mandu Ra. – Art: Ruben Beltran Since I became “woke” about the true level of racism and […]

by Sabir Shabazz aka Elohim Known as ADX, and nicknamed the “Guantanamo of the Rockies,” Florence is among the most secure prisons in the world – and one of the most isolating: Many of its cells, fashioned out of poured concrete with solid steel doors, are equipped with built-in showers and automated chutes that open […]

Former NFL wide receiver Anquan Boldin says it’s a “travesty” that Colin Kaepernick isn’t in the league. Boldin, the co-founder of The Players Coalition, tells PodcastOne Sports Now guest host Rob Maaddi that Kaepernick “deserves” to be in the NFL and AP NFL writer Barry Wilner dissects NFL commissioner Roger Goodell’s comments on Kaepernick and officiating. FILE […]

Alexis Skyy‘s one-year-old daughter appears to be making a speedy recovery. This week it was reported that the “Love and Hip Hop: New York” star rushed her baby girl Alaiya Grace to the hospital on Sunday, Jan. 27 after the 1-year-old kept vomiting during their flight from Atlanta to New York. The child was admitted and […]

Author and political activist Marianne Williamson wants the U.S. to pay up for reparations for enslavement in a huge way. The New York Times best-selling author formally launched her campaign to run for presidential office in 2020 on Monday. By Jan. 31, she spoke to CNN’s “New Day” about her plans for America, including a call […]

Gabriel Clyde Powell Gabriel Clyde Powell was born on May 14, 1978, at Saint Luke’s Hospital in San Francisco, California, to proud parents Edward Emile and Norean Marie Powell. He was the second of four children. Gabriel accepted Christ as his Lord and Savior at an early age. He was baptized in the Sacramento River […]

by Paradise “Mama Africa” – Art: Alexander Gyamfi, Ghana Enslaved Black folk in America used to play a game called “The Dozens.” The object of the game was to tease and ridicule each other in order to develop a thick skin and high critical tolerance against the verbal insults of the enslavers. This was very […]

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