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OP-ED: A Warning to Joe Biden and the Democratic Party About Black Voters

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By Quardricos Bernard Driskell There is one profound truth this coming November - the Democratic Party knows it needs the support of black voters to win the 2020 presidential election.  Fortunately for Democrats, black voters have been consistently loyal to the...

OP-ED: Joe Biden Attacks Freethinking Black Americans while President Trump Empowers Them

EXCLUSIVE to BlackPressUSA By Paris Dennard, Senior Communications Advisor for Black Media Affairs at the Republican National Committee A bigot is defined as “a person who is intolerant toward those holding different opinions.” By that definition, Former Vice President Joe Biden...

Forced into the Future

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By Jessica Dortch  The year 2020 will always be remembered for the rise of COVID-19. Many people had big plans for the new year and decade, including myself, that all came to a screeching halt by mid-March. Events were postponed...

Ethical and Moral Electoral Hypocrisy

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By Kevin Slayton There is this long standing double standard when it comes to political ethics and morality in terms of its racial lens. I would argue that since the colonizers shared the biblical teachings of their own interpretations with...

Faith in the Midst of COVID-19

By Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr. The deadly destruction wrought by the coronavirus pandemic has laid bare the harsh inequities in American society, ravaging Black America and other communities of color, as well as individuals who were on the social...

$3 Trillion HEROES Act Promises More Relief For Consumers and Businesses

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By Charlene Crowell Will the U.S. Senate act swiftly on the new legislative plan? As the nation’s Center for Disease Control (CDC) tracks the spread of COVID-19, by mid-May, at least 1.6 million infections and over 92,000 deaths occurred. This data...

Op-Ed: A Hard ‘No’ to a Soft Opening

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By Del. Melissa Wells Special to AFRO The time to develop a new model for business and safe delivery of services is now. The governor has received considerable pressure to move as quickly as possible to open Maryland for business as usual....

The Light of Inequity Shines Brightly for Blacks

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By Dr. Howard Fuller and Shannon Williams He has traveled the world advocating for Black people. From the communities inhabited by poor  Black people in Durham, North Carolina to the bush of Mozambique, and throughout his beloved city of Milwaukee....

Commentary: The Ahmaud Arbery Case and True Justice in Georgia

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By Roger House, Special to the AFRO The murder of Ahmaud Arbery by white vigilantes in Brunswick, Georgia, has struck a nerve in communities across the nation. Moreover, the incident has raised concerns over issues of race, justice, and political...

LTE: SNAP Delivery Saves Lives

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Dear Editor, I am a Single Mom and SNAP recipient, and I am currently driving 25 miles to the nearest SuperWalmart to be able to use my EBT card for curbside pickup. In Maryland, Instacart, Giant, Amazon Prime or NO...

COMMENTARY: COVID-19 — My Personal Battle from a Positive to a Negative Result

Jeffrey L. Boney Shares His Personal Journey of Surviving the Coronavirus and Dealing with the Emotional and Mental Anguish Required to Overcome COVID-19 By Jeffrey L. Boney, NNPA Newswire Contributor “Jeffrey, unfortunately, your test came back positive for the Coronavirus.” Hearing those...

AFRO Exclusive: Past IMA Presidents On 2020 IMA Endorsement

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In any organization that is worth its salt and is about the enhancement of the beloved community, it must always exude integrity, be tenacious in carrying out its mission, be exacting in its history, and be true to itself...

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