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Trump’s The Fuse

     The racial divide in America is alive. It’s approaching points as violent as those that led to the Civil War. Social progress has inflamed Republicans’ lust for power. MAGA followers’ hatred toward Black people and others of color remains as destructive as a stick of dynamite. Unfortunately, Trump holds an ignitable fuse in one hand and controls the detonator switch with the other. […]

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Will EPA’s New Regulations Enhance Sustainable Development?

More clean energy initiatives are needed and proposing them should remain a priority for the administration. That said, the new EPA policy rule on existing coal and natural gas plants should be done in a manner that protects the environment and climate while also enhancing the economy. The administration needs to ensure that new well-intentioned mandates will not have the unintended consequences of making electricity more expensive, especially for underserved communities. […]

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The Conservative Right And The New Jim Crow

     The Conservative Right, which is manifesting itself in election officials of the Republican Party and now the United States Supreme Court itself, would seek to roll back all social gains made since the Brown Decision of 1954, which in effect reversed the “separate but equal” Jim Crow doctrine which was further outlawed with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1965. This law and the Voting Rights Act gave new meaning to the “Equal Protection Clause” of the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States. […]

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Black Men Don’t Jump

    Black men don’t jump on the Trump political patty wagon. Donald Trump is pretending to be your friend, posing as your savior and benefactor, and acting like your comforter in these times of trouble. […]