Who Will Be The Next Supreme Court Nominee?

Editor’s note: This article was written prior to the death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. She died Friday from metastatic pancreas cancer at the age of 87. Her death has prompted a political battle to rush to confirm an as-yet-unannounced nominee to fill her spot on the court before Election Day. Ginsburg was regarded as among the most liberal Supreme Court judges of all time while Donald Trump — who has already appointed two conservative justices to the Supreme Court — is among the most far-right presidents ever. […]

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IN MEMORIAM: How he lived

Everyone is special in some way and everyone has a special place. There will be those who bring you joy. Some will challenge you. Others will hurt you. Still, others will make you wonder how you keep from going under or ask WTH. Brother Hashim made me a better person […]

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Keeping It Local: Community Leader Cassandra Welchlin Is Galvanizing Voting Power In Jackson Mississippi

Coping with the day-to-day realities of a year like no other, Cassandra Welchlin, a community organizer, has worked to get single mothers the childcare they need, assisted foster care youths in accessing free Lyft rides and aided seniors with free food deliveries. With the presidential election around the corner, Welchlin’s work is focused on local and systemic change. “We don’t want anyone in office leading us that demeans our people,” she said. “A change has to come.” […]