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Amir Locke’s Mom is Disgusted, But Not Deterred
What You Need to Know: The mother of Amir Locke is calling for the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate bringing federal charges in the murder of her son by police. Karen Wells, along with civil rights activists, attorney Ben Crump and the Rev. Al...
“We’ve Made It!” The Work Must Continue
What You Need to Know:Friday was a day of celebration at the White House as President Biden welcomed Justice-designate Ketanji Brown Jackson, her family, friends and scores of supporters. Judge Jackson made history the previous day as the first Black woman confirmed...
Biden to Add New Measures in Support of Transgender Americans
WRITTEN AND CONTRIBUTED BY KWYN TOWNSEND RILEY What You Need to Know: The Biden administration marked International Transgender Day of Visibility with a series of measures in response to the recent legislative attacks to curb their rights across the country. The...
Harris Uplifts Initiative to Invest $4.7 Billion in Small Businesses
WRITTEN AND CONTRIBUTED BY KHAMERON RILEY What You Need to Know: Vice President Kamala Harris returned to her roots at Howard University to announce a five-year $4.7 billion initiative to support disadvantaged communities and minority businesses. As she spoke from the...
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