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News / Black Local and National News - 1 week ago

County tire collection event

The Will County Land Use Department's Resource, Recovery and Energy Division will host a free tire collection event on Saturday, Nov. 9. The event will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at the Will Count Fairgrounds, 710 S. West St., Pe...

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Political speech in prison

“There are no acceptable excuses when it comes to voting” – Art: Arkee Chaney, A71362, P.O. Box 1700, Galesburg IL 61401 by Kwesi Damani Kojo Osundara The First Amendment’s freedom of speech clause is one of the most commonly referenced consti...

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Make anti-racist Chesa Boudin our SF DA

Black votes can do it by Chesa Boudin, leading candidate for District Attorney The United States is addicted to incarceration. We lock up more people than any other country in the history of the world. Half of all Americans have an immed...

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Reparations: Racism vs. reality

The Black Panther Party’s 10-point program, “What We Want; What We Believe,” in “Point Number 3,” demands reparations: “We believe that this racist government has robbed us and now we are demanding the overdue debt of forty acres and two mules … pro...

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Homelessness is a real crisis in Oakland, Part I

Lorene Briley, 45, stands outside her RV at the site of a new pilot RV Safe Parking program at 771 71st Ave. in Oakland on June 21, the day after moving there with her 18-year-old son. “I do feel safe, there’s security,” Briley said. “I don’t think...