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Lt. Colonel Charity Adams Earley, a distinguished WAC commander

When the man in the Oval Office impugned the war dead, calling them “suckers” and “losers,” it’s easy to recall the countless number of brave men and women who sacrificed their lives in the fight against an enemy.

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Trump gloats on the Gulf States deal as he loses favor in US Midwest

Lots of fanfare and whoop-de-doo from Trump as two Gulf States—Bahrain and the UAE—signed an agreement Tuesday, Sept. 15, to normalize their relations with Israel.

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Judge William Hastie, the first Black federal judge

Last week we featured Judge Constance Baker Motley and with the focus now on Judge William Henry Hastie Jr. we feel there is both gender and judicial balance.

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Trump disparages the war dead

When you have lied and defamed people as much as Trump has, it’s easy to believe the current reports that he privately disparaged the war dead, calling the deceased troops “suckers” and “losers.”

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Judge Constance Baker Motley, dismantled Jim Crow laws

Constance Baker Motley nation’s first Black female federal judge

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Trump trips in Kenosha

For a Democratic governor and for the mayor of Kenosha, Wisconsin to ask Trump to reconsider his visit is like extending him an open invitation.

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Artie Wilson, the last top-level baseball player to hit .400

Two weeks ago on the Jeff Santos radio show, it was my pleasure to share airtime with Gaylon White, author of three baseball books, including Singles and Smiles—How Artie Wilson Broke Baseball’s Color Barrier.

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Black Americans scarce at GOP convention

Opening night at the 2020 Republican National Convention featured several prominent African Americans, none more outspoken and rhetorically consistent a Republican than Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina.

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Kamala Harris: 'Dad made me fearless'

A little over a month after Malcolm X (El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz) was gunned down in the Audubon Ballroom in Washington Heights on Feb. 21, 1965, Donald J. Harris––Kamala Harris’s father––composed an insightful tribute to him in the Kingston Sunday Gleaner, a Jamaican newspaper.

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DNC 2020: Michelle our belle!

Among the rewarding moments from Michelle Obama’s keynote at the opening of the virtual Democratic National Convention on Monday, Aug 17, was her stinging indictment of the Trump, her way of getting under his skin and massaging the nation’s pressing issues.

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