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    By Dianne Anderson It’s the last few days before the primaries and activists are trying to get voters energized to cast their ballot, which doesn’t even require a single stamp. In other words, people have to almost go out of their way these days to avoid voting. Just pen in the circles, walk it in ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Andrea Rosenthal Seeks 39th Assembly Seat Gone are the days when the economically challenged community, commonly synonymous with people of color, would flock up the hill in search of better prices on rent or good grabs for first-time homebuyers. In Andrea Rosenthal’s day job in housing affordability and emergency rental assistance programs, ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Now is the time when voters get to decide whether Black candidates will make it to the November election simply by filling in a circle and mailing or walking in their ballot. It’s not complicated, but everyday people may have other things on their mind lately, like the surging cost of living. ...
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    by Edward Henderson California Black Media For African Americans, the right to vote was won by the passion, sacrifice and bravery of many who came before us. It is our responsibility to make sure we are doing everything in our power to ensure that our vote counts in every election held at the local, state ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Ballots are dropping by the thousands this week in Riverside, picking up speed ahead of the June 8 Election. Both Black City Council candidates are pressing forward for their constituents, concerned about cleaning up city pollution, getting folks into housing, addressing traffic and safety, and strengthening revenue streams for future projects. Anthony ...
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    Black Votes Push Biden Over the Top in Contentious Election By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Sr Nat’l Correspondent After days of post-Election Day counting, Democrat Joe Biden has defeated President Donald Trump to become the nation’s 46th commander-in-chief. With all eyes on Pennsylvania, Georgia, Nevada, and Arizona, it was the Keystone State’s 20 electoral ...
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    By Kristen Clarke In a year defined by distress and tragedy, no one has felt that chaos more painfully than the Black community, We’ve seen the coronavirus pandemic tear through our neighborhoods at a devastating rate. Job losses have surged, evictions are looming, and economic damage has mounted. And the deaths of Breonna Taylor and ...
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    By Ben Jealous Just weeks before Election Day, with millions of people voting already, the Black vote is being attacked from every angle. After the Supreme Court’s conservatives gutted important parts of the Voting Rights Act a few years ago, many states controlled by right-wing Republicans went wild imposing restrictions on voter registration and voting. ...
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    By Quinci LeGardye California Black Media     2020 is a big election year. With all eyes on the presidential race, Californians can’t afford to lose sight of our state and local elections. These decisions need the same amount of consideration being given to the big race. They are the ones with the most — and the most immediate — effects on you and your family’s safety, quality of life and finances.     This year, California as a ...
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    By Dianne Anderson With just a few weeks out from a historic election, Fontana City Council candidates are preparing for a win, and the hard work ahead to deal with city economics, an increase in homelessness, immigration and unhealthy air. Amy Malone – Fontana City Council District 3 If elected, Amy Malone wants to advocate ...