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Charlene Crowell 

Research documents new, growing form of predatory lending

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Dr. Gail C. Christopher 

Despite decades of senseless delays, this new law pushes America to finally acknowledge that racism often correlates to a level of violence and terror woven into the very fabric of this country.

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For decades, men in increasing numbers have followed women’s lead in challenging gender-based violence and promoting gender equality, so why are we stuck when it comes to abortion?

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Oscar H. Blayton  

It is a tragedy when we lose a loved one. That tragedy is compounded when are unable to visit their final resting place to honor and remember them.

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Isadore Hall 

African Americans are also mostly likely to be undiagnosed for Alzheimer’s Disease, according to the National Institutes of Health. Therefore, we are also most likely to be untreated.

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Photo/Joice Kelly 

While it is unlikely that humans will once again be considered “property” under the law, a new 21st century standard we’ll call neo-slavery will likely involve free labor

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Tom H. Hastings, Portland State University, PeaceVoice 

Show of hands--who loves paying their federal taxes? No one?

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Oscar H. Blayton 

Numerous studies have shown that Black folk have their legs amputated at a much higher rate than whites with the same health problems.

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Jessica Ann Mitchell Aiwuyor is a cultural communications specialist based in the Washington, DC area. 

Race-neutral or “slavery lineage” eligibility for reparations versus a stronger harms-based approach means that White people and other non-Black people will be considered for reparations

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Dr. John E. Warren, Publisher, The San Diego Voice & Viewpoint 

The Nigerian mother and her daughter who waited just as long as the White Ukraine mother should not have been denied exit because she was Black.

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