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“Power Rising” 2019 Summit for Black Women To Reconvene in New Orleans Feb. 22-24
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“Power Rising” 2019 Summit for Black Women To Reconvene in New Orleans Feb. 22-24

Building on the historic success of the 2018 Power Rising Summit, Black women will reconvene in New Orleans, Louisiana from February 22nd – 24th, 2019. Last year’s summit brought together Black women across ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, age, political affiliation, socio- economic status, and gender experience. This year’s summit comes on the heels of a […]

'AfroPoP' Goes on the Campaign Trail with CNN's Bakari Sellers
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‘AfroPoP’ Goes on the Campaign Trail with CNN’s Bakari Sellers

This February, AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange, the award-winning public television documentary series focused on the global black experience, turns its lens toward the American political landscape with While I Breathe, I Hope.Director Emily Harrold’s documentary follows the 2014 political campaign of Bakari Sellers, a young, black Democrat trying to change the political landscape of red state South […]

Political Commentary: Dems Are In The House
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Political Commentary: Dems Are In The House

So, its 2018 and the Democrats have just taken the House. A part of me feels like I should celebrate the end of the Republican majority in Federal Government. But, another part of me is enjoying the good economy said majority most likely bolstered, or at least didn’t mess up. As a practical man rather […]

Kanye's Crying Out For Help 
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Kanye’s Crying Out For Help 

We, as a culture, need to be better. Even when someone says words that offend our sensibilities, are antagonistic to correct history and change our perceptions of a beloved figure, we still must understand the totality of the human that is saying those words if that person is potentially suffering from something. Kanye West has […]

Legislator Kevan Abrahams, Heeling Soles & TRIMZ Barber Shop Host Successful Back-To-School Giveaway and Barbecue
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Legislator Kevan Abrahams, Heeling Soles & TRIMZ Barber Shop Host Successful Back-To-School Giveaway and Barbecue

With a new school year fast approaching, free backpacks, haircuts and sneakers were given to more than 100 children at an event hosted by Nassau County Legislator Kevan Abrahams (D – Freeport) on Saturday, August 18. The 12th annual Back to School Giveaway and Barbecue in Freeport, which was also co-hosted by TRIMZ Barber Shop […]

Kofi Annan, Dead at 80
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Kofi Annan, Dead at 80

Kofi Annan, the diplomat from Ghana who became the seventh secretary general of the United Nations, died on Saturday,  in Bern, Switzerland. He was 80. His death, at a hospital there, was confirmed by his family in a statement released by the Kofi Annan Foundation, which is based in Switzerland. It said he died after a […]

Legislators Kevan Abrahams and Debra Mulé Tour Resurfaced Brookside and Seaman Avenues in Freeport
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Legislators Kevan Abrahams and Debra Mulé Tour Resurfaced Brookside and Seaman Avenues in Freeport

Nassau County Legislators Kevan M. Abrahams (D – Freeport) and Debra Mulé (D – Freeport) joined Freeport Mayor Robert T. Kennedy in touring extensive road improvements on Brookside and Seaman Avenues. Recent upgrades include the resurfacing of Brookside Avenue, stretching from Seaman Avenue to Nassau Road, in Roosevelt. In addition, West Seaman Avenue in Baldwin […]

Legislator Kevan M. Abrahams Celebrates National Night Out at Uniondale Fire District
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Legislator Kevan M. Abrahams Celebrates National Night Out at Uniondale Fire District

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Supreme Court Pick Will Redefine Freedom
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Supreme Court Pick Will Redefine Freedom

    Supreme Courts are defined by their decisions and decision makers. While each member of the court fulfills a vital purpose in adjudicating the parameters of what is legal in our democracy, those that form the swing vote are often the center of national attention- for better or for worse. Justice Anthony Kennedy was a […]

A Mindless Decision
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A Mindless Decision

POLITICAL CROSSFIRE By Justin A. Williams,  Political Editor Trump’s Budget Cuts Slash Mental Health $$$$$ What is the value of a human mind? In our society, we often neglect the state of our mental health for the necessities life requires: the job, the kids, the schooling,etc. When we become anxious or depressed, even cripplingly so, […]

Firing Mueller Will Bring the Fury
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Firing Mueller Will Bring the Fury

President Trump has promised that if North Korea were to respond to America’s sanctions with bombing and other actions of war, that the U.S will respond with “Fire and Fury.” But Pres. Trump may bare witness to a conflagration of his own making that could damn his own presidency, due to a fury from his […]

Barbara Bush Passes Away, Age 92
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Barbara Bush Passes Away, Age 92

Former first lady Barbara Bush passed away Tuesday evening from complications related to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and congestive heart failure. Earlier this week the Bush family released a statement saying that after a “recent series of hospitalizations,” she decided to stop receiving medical care and was focusing on “comfort care.” “It will not surprise […]

Starbucks to Close All Stores Nationwide for Racial-Bias Education on May 29
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Starbucks to Close All Stores Nationwide for Racial-Bias Education on May 29

Starbucks Coffee Company has announced that it will be closing its more than 8,000 company-owned stores in the United States on the afternoon of May 29 to conduct racial-bias education geared toward preventing discrimination in our stores. The training will be provided to nearly 175,000 partners (employees) across the country and will become part of the onboarding process for new […]

Black Lives Matter Co-Creator Launches the Black Futures Lab and the Black Census Project to Build and Mobilize Black Political Power
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Black Lives Matter Co-Creator Launches the Black Futures Lab and the Black Census Project to Build and Mobilize Black Political Power

Alicia Garza, co-creator of Black Lives Matter, launched on Monday the Black Futures Lab (BFL), a new mobilization effort that will engage Black people, legislators, and community-based organizations to build political power and push for policies that help strengthen Black communities. Launched in partnership with Demos, Color of Change, Center for Third World Organizing, Socioanalitica […]