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Time for justice  for the justices
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Time for justice for the justices
With the current temperature in our country, it is imperative that we have a judicial system that is above reproach, but unfortunately, because our judicial system is made up of humans, that’s not always possible.
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Juneteenth, a historic family gathering
Juneteenth celebrations create a wealth of opportunity for the Boston community to celebrate the Black family experience here in Boston. Juneteenth has been celebrated by the Black family going back over a century.
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Father’s Day: a time for love and celebration
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Father’s Day: a time for love and celebration
It’s Father’s Day once again. This year like most years, we need our fathers to be upfront and accountable because there is a tide afoot to take away affirmative action and much of the support that has been put in place to help make up for the disparities in education and opportunities that face us all as Black Americans.
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Trump convicted, the truth about his character is clear
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Trump convicted, the truth about his character is clear
Electing Trump is not going to make our country greater than it is today, it will only serve to tear us down. So, let’s do what the New York jury did. Let’s sit back, look at the facts and choose better.
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Memorial Day recalls the legacy of supreme sacrifice
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Memorial Day recalls the legacy of supreme sacrifice
As another Memorial Day passes, we honor those who gave their lives standing up for our country. Black Americans have a distinguished place in the ranks of the fallen, because our sacrifices often occurred during points in history when the ideals we fought for abroad were denied to us here at home.
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Dreams can come true: America’s first Black astronaut candidate finally goes to space at age 90
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Dreams can come true: America’s first Black astronaut candidate finally goes to space at age 90
As we look back in time to evaluate how our society treated Black and brown military men and scientists in the 1960s, it is not surprising to hear the many stories of discrimination and obstacles to career advancement caused by racial bias.
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The gift mothers truly deserve
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The gift mothers truly deserve
Our nation sets aside the second Sunday in May to honor the mothers of America. Like so many others, I spent this past Sunday reflecting on the love and sacrifices of the women who do so much to hold our families together, to care for and nurture us.
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Brown v. Board of Education: A reckoning 70 years later
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Brown v. Board of Education: A reckoning 70 years later
With Jim Crow still intact in America in the early 1950s, Thurgood Marshall and a group of attorneys took the landmark Brown v. Board of Education case to the Supreme Court, whose verdict — issued 70 years ago next week — changed our country for the better.
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Non-violent student protests are the conscience of our nation
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Non-violent student protests are the conscience of our nation
Student protests over deadly Israeli military strikes in Gaza have roiled college campuses across America, resulting in fierce debates over free speech, the right to assemble and the responsibility of college administrators to ensure the safety of all its students, faculty, staff and the surrounding community.
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Gambling threatens the integrity of sports
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Gambling threatens the integrity of sports
The deluge of sports gambling, with the inevitable ensuing scandals, has created a situation where every time a player takes himself out of the game because of injury or a referee makes a questionable call, you can’t help but wonder if there’s an underlying motivation
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The felonies have finally caught up to Donald J. Trump
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The felonies have finally caught up to Donald J. Trump
On April 15, jury selection began in The People of the State of New York v. Donald Trump. This is the first-ever criminal trial of a former president of the United States, and it is one of four criminal and civil cases against Trump that are percolating before the presidential election of 2024.
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South Carolina’s undefeated women’s basketball team shares spotlight
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South Carolina’s undefeated women’s basketball team shares spotlight
On Sunday night, the University of South Carolina Gamecocks women’s team completed a  dream season by defeating the Iowa Hawkeyes 87-75 to win the NCAA championship. The team avenged last year’s loss to Iowa in the Final Four semifinal game.
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