BET FOUNDER ROBERT JOHNSON PUSHES $14 TRILLION REPARATIONS PROPOSAL THAT HE SAYS WILL CLOSE RACIAL WEALTH GAP

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Image: BET Founder Robert Johnson (Twitter/@Face2FaceAfrica by Derek Major America’s first Black billionaire and Black Entertainment Television co-founder Robert Johnson doubts a reparations check will ever come, but he is still pushing his $14 billion reparations proposal. Johnson, who appeared on CNBC’s Squawk Box Monday, believes now is the right time to push Black Americans […]

Historic Justice Department appointment: Kristen Clarke confirmed as first Black woman to lead Civil Rights Division

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By Charlene Crowell Kristen Clarke, confirmed as assistant attorney general for civil rights, U. S. Department of Justice. (Courtesy Photo) (TriceEdneyWire.com) – In recent years, many people of different races and ethnicities have fought against rollbacks to hard-won racial progress. From health disparities exposed in the COVID-19 pandemic, to voting rights, […]

Stacey A. Dixon Could Become The First Black Woman To Serve As The Nation’s No. 2 Intelligence Official After Biden Nomination

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Dixon is currently the deputy director of the Defense Department’s National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Director Robert Cardillo testifies before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill September 27, 2016 in Washington, DC. / Photo Credit: Chip Somedevilla Stacey A. Dixon has been nominated to […]

Kentucky Senate Passes Bill Restricting No-Knock Warrants, But Breonna Taylor’s Supporters Say It Doesn’t Go Far Enough

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A bill proposed by state lawmaker Rep. Attica Scott required more police accountability, but unfortunately languishes in the House. Source: Jason Armond / Getty Kentucky legislators unanimously voted to approve a bill that would restrict the usage of “no-knock” warrants on Thursday, in an increasing effort to prohibit excessive force […]

U.S. Senate Candidate And Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman Once Held An Unarmed Black Jogger At Gunpoint

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Fetterman, who was in the second of his four terms as mayor, never faced charges related to the incident. by Tomas Kassahun Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman (D – PA) delivers an introduction for Governor Tom Wolf during an inaugural ceremony on January 15, 2019 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. / Photo Credit: Mark Makela Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. […]

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