Tuesday, September 21, 2021
www.washingtonpost.com By Scott Harris To find out, I looked at six ways to measure White attitudes on race — and how those influenced their votes.   Over the past two months, several Republican state legislatures have considered laws that would restrict how teachers could discuss...
Sad Anniversary For Voting Rights Act On August 6, 1965, United States President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act into law. Accordingly, 56 years ago, one of the most important laws was passed to guarantee the right to...
www.washingtonpost.com Opinion by Dominique Dawes   Dominique Dawes competed with the U.S. Olympic gymnastics team in 1992, 1996 and 2000, and is the founder of the Dominique Dawes Gymnastics & Ninja Academy in Clarksburg, Md. When Simone Biles decided last week to withdraw...
You May Have Been Purged From The Voting Rolls   It is most definitely a relic of the Jim Crow era that is freely utilized by today’s republican party; the purging of voting rolls. Periodically and conveniently for republican leaders, they...
Voting Is At Dire Risk   The election of leaders is a time-honored time when the people decide who will represent them. Once in office, they will work with each other to advance the best ideas of the day. Voting...
The trouble with power is it sometimes lands in the wrong hands and worse is the belief it is absolute. ESPN and Fox News, two companies with poor records on race relations, are in the news for racially charged...
Republicans know one thing: their political agenda has little chance of winning any future national elections, and the party is shrinking in states once considered safe. They could broaden their appeal and actually become the “big tent” they used...
There is a basic truth that needs to be heard; people of color have more reason to vote than their white counterparts. Why? Because laws are being written to help the rich and stunt efforts to assist people of...
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of murdering George Floyd, and because of his role as a public servant and the cruel inhumane nature of his crime was sentenced to 22.5 years in prison. A few...
Up to 22 acres of prime land are on the cusp of being developed at 36th Street North and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard that addresses several long-standing challenges. Tulsa native Antoine Harris along with company Alfresco Development are...