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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Praise 107.9 FM host Solomon appeared on CNN with Brooke Baldwin to talk about Trump’s assertion that African countries, Haiti and El Salvador are s—hole countries. Democrats, led by the Congressional Black Caucus, to censure Trump for his remarks.   Solomon Jones is an Essence bestselling author and award-winning columnist. He is the creator and…

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I’m concerned that our president is only now being denounced as a racist. It’s not that Donald Trump doesn’t deserve that label. It’s just that those currently criticizing Trump’s racist tendencies have spent too much time in denial. We should not have needed numerous sources accusing Trump of calling African countries shitholes to determine he…

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I think Donald Trump is lying. When he says, “Racism is evil and those who cause violence in its name are criminals and thugs, including the KKK, neo-Nazis, white supremacists and other hate groups that are repugnant to everything we hold dear as Americans,” the words stand in stark contrast to the president’s actions. Donald…

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Donald Trump Jr., while a senior adviser to his father’s presidential campaign, met with a lawyer who he was told represented the Russian government, and did so in an effort to damage Hillary Clinton and help Trump Sr. win the presidency. The meeting, which was attended by Trump Jr., then-Trump campaign boss Paul Manafort, and…

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To celebrate his first 100 days in office, Donald Trump held a rally in Harrisburg. There, in the capital of a state he was not supposed to win, Trump expressed what a president is not supposed to say. In brash, provocative terms, he threatened sitting Congressmen and berated the national media. He spoke of law and…

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IN ITS LATEST bid to confuse the world community, the Trump administration has accused the Syrian and Russian governments of – you guessed it – trying to confuse the world community.  The latest accusation to come out of the Trump administration is that Russia helped Syria cover up chemical weapons still in the country. That…

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