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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 ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Through the maze of national political twists and turns, there is a local sense of urgency among candidates and legislators at recent virtual forums held by the NAACP and 100 Black Men of Long Beach. Everyone, it seems, agrees that voters must get their ballots signed sealed and delivered, and don’t wait. ...
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    By Dianne Anderson   Alise Clouser for San Bernardino County Board of Education Alise Clouser has been involved in education long enough to recognize how opportunities abound for some students, while the rest are left behind. In her run for the San Bernardino County Board of Education, Clouser places career exploration and college access at ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Voters will rush to cast their ballots in the primaries this March 3 election, or at least that’s the hope for several Long Beach candidates who have thrown their hats in the ring. Some are seeking to take their new place at the table, or hang tight to their old seats. Long ...
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    We’ve had problems with our website since last Wednesday. While our endorsements have been available in print since Thursday, we are finally able to post them online. Please Vote! Vote by tomorrow Tuesday, November 6, 2018!!   Governor                                    Gavin Newsom Lt. Governor                             Eleni Kounalakis Secy of State                                   Alex Padilla Controller            ...
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    By Dianne Anderson It’s like an oxymoron — midterm elections are at fever pitch. This year holds the highest voter registrations for midterms that the nation has seen in ages. Will Rodriguez-Kennedy, president of California Young Democrats, said he sees younger voters devoting more time to campaigns, and there is a surge of energy wrapped ...