The presidential debate was nothing short of an embarrassment. Because, there is debate, when you’re trying to put up your set of facts against someone else’s, and allowing the fact to carry the day. Then there’s argument, which is about insult and emotion, shouting and demeaning. Last night’s debate was, at many points, an argument.…

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“That makes me smart.” That’s what then-candidate Donald Trump said during a presidential debate in which Hillary Clinton accused him of not paying taxes. Back then it was almost funny. It was Trump being Trump, because nobody, including Trump, believed he would actually win. But now he’s the president, he’s responsible for running the government…

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Former Louisville Police Officer Brett Hankison was charged with three counts of first-degree wanton endangerment in the incident that killed Breonna Taylor. But no one, including Hankison, has been charged with killing her. That is not justice, and in my view, there should be no peace. Hankison faces up to five years on each count…

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Elections have consequences. Remember that next time somebody says your vote doesn’t count. Because here’s the reality. Donald Trump won in 2016 when nobody thought he would, including tens of thousands of people who stayed home on Election Day. Well, here’s what staying home cost you. Two-hundred thousand Americans dead from coronavirus. Countless Black people…

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday, and I pray she’ll rest in peace. But her death means there’s a vacancy on the court. The question is who will fill it, and when? Why does it matter? It matters because Ginsburg was in favor of Black rights, women’s rights, and human rights. And now…

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On Classix 107.9 FM, lawyer and critical race theorist Dr. Tim Golden on the death of Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg and what it could mean for the future of the country. Plus political commentator Jay McCalla will join us to talk about the latest with Trump, Biden, local politics and more. But first,…

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On Thursday, Democratic Vice-Presidential Nominee Kamala Harris came to Philadelphia, and in a surreal twist of fate, my block was one of the stops on the campaign trail. But it wasn’t the time that she spent on my street that told me the most about Harris. It was what happened in the hours before. Around…

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