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Reflecting on this White psychology and their obsession with having to don blackface. But don’t get me wrong. From the 1840s creation of the minstrel show, born out of “massa” having his enslaved property perform for his entertainment, I get. I get White folks’ need to demean and see Blacks as ignorant, stupid and as…

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George Floyd’s 6-year-old daughter Gianna looked on quizzically while her mother gave a heart-wrenching description of what the death of her father would mean throughout the child’s life. Roxie Washington, Gianna’s mother, described the future. He won’t be there to soothe hurts, to answer hard questions, to host the graduation party or the wedding reception. The…

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Restoring hope and dignity in women has long been the personal mission of bestselling author, transformational speaker and successful entrepreneur Cheryl Polote-Williamson. Williamson has changed lives through her labors of love, which include writing and producing motivational and inspirational books and films and serving her community as founder and CEO of the Tyler, Texas-based charitable…

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We’ve all heard that people with underlying medical conditions are more likely to develop COVID-19, but what many do not realize is that at-risk, vulnerable communities are disproportionately affected by these underlying conditions. At-risk communities – which are far too often predominantly Black and Hispanic populations — have been long-affected in greater numbers by medical…

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Fulton County Chief Magistrate Judge Cassandra Kirk on Thursday expounded on the reasons why she filed a lawsuit against Magistrate Court Clerk Cathelene “Tina” Robinson. Robinson is accused of failing to perform the duties she agreed to when she was appointed in 2016. Kirk said during the last two years, the court has fielded a…

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Our nation is ablaze with political debates surrounding education, charter schools and failing public schools. I read about thousands of schools failing nationwide, and all I can think is our children are not “failing.” We have failed our children. Oftentimes during debates, I’ll ask panelists to share who’s actually consistently volunteering at a local school.…

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The youth vaping epidemic, which has led to more than 30 reported deaths and countless illnesses, very clearly got its start due to the actions and decisions of one company — Juul, the leading e-cigarette manufacturer. Juul has been marketing flavored vaping products to teenagers across America, and until now, they have been getting away…

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