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Joe Biden’s bill to the Black community is due | Solomon Jones

Now that the battle is over, it is time to divide the spoils, and Black people are rightly at the front of the line.

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Trump’s voter fraud lawsuits are not about contradicting the will of all the people — just the Black ones | Solomon Jones

Donald Trump is blaming his loss on Black workers — the same people who risked their very lives to count votes in the middle of a pandemic.

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Walter Wallace Jr. would still be alive if he were a white man | Solomon Jones

If we are going to save the next Walter Wallace Jr., we must first acknowledge that reality.

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Kamala Harris wants to speak to the Black community. Are we ready to listen? | Solomon Jones

Kamala Harris can’t be symbolic like Obama. She must be substantive, and she must be able to answer the tough questions so many of us have.

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Stacey Abrams pours the sting of loss into making sure others can vote | Solomon Jones

"I don’t elect saviors," the Georgia politician told me on Monday.

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Trump’s America fuels racial conflict as chaos ensues | Solomon Jones

When Trump appears on Fox News and tells the world that the cop who shot Blake in the back is like a golfer who choked on a shot, it’s like red meat to his right-wing followers.

Opinion

Democrats owe Black voters more than Kamala Harris’ nomination | Solomon Jones

Putting Black and brown faces up front while repeatedly uttering the phrase “racial justice” does not stop discrimination in lending, employment, education, or criminal justice.

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I bought my first gun because I no longer feel safe in America | Solomon Jones

In the first half of 2020, gun purchases by African Americans increased by 58%, including my own.

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How I’ll honor the memory of John Lewis | Solomon Jones

Even after all John Lewis gave, racism is still killing Black people today.

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The Pledge of Allegiance is a lie in Trump’s America | Solomon Jones

One need only look to Trump’s decision to target NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace, the only African American driver participating in the largely white, largely Southern sport.