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Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Getting The Truth Is The First Step In Holding People Accountable

Let’s be clear. The violent crimes that took place during the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol were not just about an angry crowd getting out of control.

Urban League’s 21 Pillars Tour Focuses On Racism & Excessive Force Among Kansas City...

The Missouri Supreme Court declared the KC Board of Police unconstitutional in 1932, but another segregationist Governor, re-instituted the Board in 1939.For Kansas City, the Jim Crow era persists.

Summer Vacation, Reconsidered

Students everywhere are anticipating, or already experiencing, their summer vacation. We know, however, that there is knowledge erosion over the summer, especially for students who don't continue to read or learn.

Gun Safety & Public Safety: We Should Not Tolerate Continued Inaction

The mass killings at the elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, 10 days after the white supremacist killings in Buffalo, New York, are further evidence of how deeply our society is broken.

Does America Still Have A Conscience?

While hate is powerful, does America still have the conscience to take up Liz Cheney’s call to reject white supremacy to heart?

Racist Killers Are Enabled By Nation’s Sinfully Lax Gun Policies

The 18-year-old gunman who slaughtered 10 people in a Buffalo supermarket was fueled by a frenzy of white supremacist hatred and enabled by an unprecedented national tidal wave of firearms spilling into American hands.

If White Supremacy Is Poison, Ethnic Studies Is The Antidote

President Joe Biden was uncharacteristically, but appropriately, angry and firm when he described white supremacy as "poison." It’s time for our nation, drenched in racist poison, to consider the antidote.

Racist ‘Replacement’ Rhetoric Is Deadly And Republicans Must Stop Using It

Replacement rhetoric is meant to tap into a very old fear: that the survival and dominance of White Americans is threatened by others—whether by the freedom and empowerment of Black people or immigration by people of color.

Black Business Leaders Undervalued In America

When is the last time that you read a national news story in the so-called mainstream media about a successful Black business in America that has achieved unprecedented excellence and profit in today’s marketplace? I know it has been a long time.

Bro. Malcolm X: A Real Deal Soul Brother

Brother Malcolm X, though not with us physically, is still strongly connected spiritually and psychologically, to serious black folks. As we celebrate on May 19th his 97th birthdate, we remember him having a blend of intelligence, vision, talent, self-confidence, persistence and boldness.

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Interior Department Announces Programs To Advance Environmental Justice

Justice WASHINGTON – The Department of the Interior today released a list of covered programs included in President Biden's Justice40 Initiative, which aims to deliver 40 percent of the overall benefits of climate, clean energy, and related investments to disadvantaged communities that are marginalized, overburdened and underserved.