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Democratic Vice Presidential candidate Kamala Harris’ criminal justice transformation may turn the tide for Black cannabis farmers

Continuing her commitment to decriminalize marijuana, VEEP candidate, Senator Harris pushes for federal legalization

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Hunger becomes the norm in millions of US households

Record numbers show food pantries cause major concern of what’s to come in the winter months as more families deal with food insecurity. 

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Long lines plague early voters in Georgia

Voting super-sites for early voting record high voter turnout and long hours.

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Trump’s appeal to end Census reporting early is rejected

The 2020 census has been extended nationwide through October 31, blocking the appeal of the Trump Administration.

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Hotspot ZIP codes force schools in New York City schools to temporarily close in-person learning

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Rising Covid-19 infection numbers in several NYC boroughs force city to press the reset button for schools. Businesses and churches might follow.

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Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Amy Coney Barrett, has conservatives cheering, progressives outraged

A week and two days following the death of US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg from pancreatic cancer, President Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett, 48, of the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, to replace her.  Keep Reading

Postmaster General DeJoy’s changes interfere with mail-in voting for coming elections

We’re coming down to the wire for important 2020 elections across the US and mail-in voting is still a point of contention. 

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Donald Trump releases ‘The Platinum plan in hopes to garner the Black vote

Just over a month from the 2020 election, President Donald Trump announces a $500 billion platinum plan for African Americans.

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Sad day for Dejoy who must answer to Congress for USPS disruptions

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Another round of interrogations for Postmaster General Louis Dejoy in emergency hearings regarding a downgrade of USPS operations.

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City of Newark goes online to auction off homes

Efforts to keep homeownership local, Brick City goes digital.

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