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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I’m glad the city of Louisville agreed to pay Breonna Taylor’s family $12 million dollars. Months after Taylor was killed by police in her own home. It’s the largest settlement ever paid in the killing of a black woman by police. And as  Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer said of Taylor’s mother, Tamika Palmer, “I cannot…

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When I spoke to former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams about the perils voters might face in the upcoming presidential election, two words kept coming back to me: voter suppression. Fairly or not, that phrase will be forever linked to Abrams’ legacy. Not because of what she did wrong in her political career, but because…

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When I spoke to former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams about the perils voters might face in the upcoming presidential election, two words kept coming back to me: voter suppression. Abrams, a lawyer who rose to become minority leader during her decade in Georgia’s House of Representatives, resigned in 2017 to run for governor. Her…

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There’s so much happening that sometimes it’s easy to be overwhelmed. The president is lying about coronavirus, the homeless are camped out on the Parkway, fires are raging in California, and the most important election of our lifetimes is less than two months away.  But in Philadelphia, the most immediate danger is gun violence. Gun…

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Imagine you run a country and something’s killing the people you’re supposed to protect. Now imagine being so selfish, so utterly triflin’, that you lie about it because you care more about power than you do about the people. If you can imagine doing that, congratulations, you’re Donald Trump. Because no one else would tell…

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