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How 10 School Districts Across Macomb County Reopen During The Pandemic Of 2020

On June 30th, Governor Gretchen Whitmer released the MI Safe Schools Roadmap, a 63-page document detailing the various scenarios for students returning to school based on the state of the pandemic in…

How To Protest Online And Be Heard In 10 Easy Steps

Recently, I wrote about the upcoming August 28th March on Washington, led by civil rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton and his organization, the National Action Network (NAN).  100,000+ people attended from across…

Everything You Need to Know About The March On Washington

As Black Lives Matter protests in Portland and Chicago continue to draw attention, civil rights leaders marched in the nation’s capital.  In early June, Rev. Al Sharpton announced that his civil rights…

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What Do Young Voters Want In Joe Biden’s VP Pick?

Joe Biden has much to gain by adding the youth electorate to his ring of supporters. A key strategy to winning youth support could come from Biden’s choice of running mate.

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Joe Biden’s Pledge To The Latino Community Explained

The power of the Latino vote will be a deciding factor in the 2020 Presidential election. Joe Biden’s plan is based on (1) Expand access to quality, affordable health care (2) Invest in education from birth through 12th grade (3) Reform our immigration system and (4) Protect communities of color from environmental impacts and ensure polluters pay. Read our analysis.

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The Politics Of Macomb County Examined

The November 2020 election is quickly approaching, and America will once again look to Michigan and Macomb County to see which way the tides will turn.

Governor Whitmer and Lt Governor Gilchrist Join Unity March in Detroit

As Michigan’s Primaries Loom Close, Gov. Whitmer and The Black Community Join Forces

As the first Democratic governor since 2010 and a candidate who was voted in by many Black voters, Governor Whitmer has a special obligation to this community. In the current moment of a global pandemic and a social uprising, it’s essential to examine how Governor Whitmer is living up to her responsibilities.

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The Goya Boycott: How Trump Used Goya Foods To Divide The Latino Community

The Goya Boycott: How Trump Used Goya Foods To Divide The Latino Community.

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Waking Up The Latino Electorate in 2020

Waking Up The Latino Electorate in 2020

Te Latino Electorate could drive the results of the Presidential election in 2020. Waking up the Latino Electorate is crucial.

Who is Susan Rice? An In-Depth Look at the Biden VP Pick No One is Talking About

As the 2020 presidential campaign heats up, all eyes turn to presumptive Democratic candidate Joe Biden as he mulls over his VP pick. While politicians like Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren, and Stacey…

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The International Student Debacle and Its Trickle-Down Effect

Students found to be in “unlawful” status are subject to “consequences,” including the initiation of “removal proceedings” (deportation).

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As Colleges Step Up, ICE Backs Down

Over the course of one week, ICE and the US higher education system have been engaged in a battle over the livelihoods of the United States’ international students. Ever since ICE’s July…

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Why American Schools Are Changing Historically Racist Names And Why It Matters

In recent weeks, social justice activists have called for a widespread reckoning with the United States’ longstanding racial inequalities.
This movement includes a campaign to rename schools, monuments, and other public spaces that currently honor slave-owning and/or discriminatory individuals.

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The Power of the Latino Vote 2020

The Power of the Latino Vote

Time and time again, the Trump Administration has portrayed the Latino community as its main antagonist. From calling Mexicans rapists, criminals, and drug dealers in 2016 to rescinding the DACA program in 2017, and then condemning the Central American migrant caravans of 2018, President Trump has long established his anti-bad hombre political agenda. Now, the Latino vote carries the magnitude and impact needed to elect Biden and throw Trump out of office.

7 Tactics for Joe Biden’s Campaign to Get Out the Youth Vote

While current polls place presidential candidate Joe Biden ahead of President Trump by double digits, Biden’s campaign still finds itself struggling to gain traction with young voters. Below, I examine different ways the campaign can boost its appeal with this critical demographic.

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Silicon Valley Responds to Black Lives Matter: Diversity Theater or Genuine Progress?

Here is what Google, Amazon, Facebook, Twitter, Apple, Silicon Valley Bank, and others have announced regarding donations for racial justice advocacy and how it compares to previous diversity practices and total monetary assets.

The Black Community And People Of Color: How To Stand In Solidarity.

Unlike our newly outraged white peers, many people of color have long known that we play on unequal ground. In addition to experiencing varying levels of racial bias ourselves, many reached out to support the black community.