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Thomas Massie of Kentucky and Georgia House Speaker David Ralston

The GOP fight against voting by mail

By COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Editors' Choice

By Benjamin Barber, Facing South — Earlier this month, after Wisconsin’s Republican-led legislature refused to allow an expansion of mail-in voting, GOP officials and judges forced the state’s voters to choose between casting their ballot and risking their health during the coronavirus lockdown. Milwaukee health officials have already identified seven people who have contracted the coronavirus because of in-person voting during the April 7 state primary. Voters were also forced to endure difficult…

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Vantage Point: China Insults African Diplomats • Inter-generational Damage to Black DNA

By COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Vantage Point Radio, Video/Audio

Vantage Point Radio April 27, 2020 — On this edition of Vantage Point, host Dr. Ron Daniels aka The Professor talks with guests Dr. Iva Carruthers, Kamm Howard and callers. Topics: China Insults African Diplomats, The Inter-generational Damage to Black DNA and The Professor on the Soap Box.

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Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Joe, Just Pick the Best Woman for VP

By Commentaries/Opinions

By Earl Ofari Hutchinson — Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Bidden made it perfectly clear more than once that he will pick a woman as his VP running mate. Then it got interesting. Now the demand was not just pick a woman VP, but a Black woman as VP. A short list of names is bandied about, former Georgia house representative Stacey Abrams and California Senator Kamala Harris top the…

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Image of Fannie Lou Hamer, Joe Biden, James Clyburn. Will Joe Biden Have A Black Agenda? Vantage Point Article By Dr. Ron Daniels.

Will Joe Biden Have A Black Agenda?

By Vantage Point Articles

Image above: Fannie Lou Hamer, Joe Biden and Cong. James Clyburn Black Voters to the Rescue… Again Vantage Point Articles & Essays By Dr. Ron Daniels — There is one indisputable fact about the 2020 Democratic presidential primary: former Vice-President Joe Biden’s bid for the nomination was reeling and on the ropes before he was rescued by Black voters, beginning with the decisive endorsement of veteran Congressman James Clyburn, the…

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Vantage Point: M4BL’s Policy Agenda • Pandemic Strikes POP • Professor on the Soap Box

By COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Vantage Point Radio, Video/Audio

Vantage Point Radio April 20, 2020 — On this edition of Vantage Point, host Dr. Ron Daniels aka The Professor talks with guests Monifa Bandele, Larry Hamm and callers. Topics: The Movement for Black Lives Policy Agenda, Coronavirus Pandemic Strikes People’s Organization for Progress and The Professor on the Soapbox.

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Bernie Sanders

Why Bernie Sander’s Campaign Mattered… And Faltered

By COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Vantage Point Articles

Vantage Point Articles & Essays By Dr. Ron Daniels — With no realistic avenue to win the Democratic nomination for President and in the face of the horrific Coronavirus Pandemic, I was delighted to see Senator Bernie Sanders convene a nationwide conference call with his campaign staffers and supporters to announce he was suspending his campaign. This was no doubt deeply disappointing to some of Bernie’s most fervent supporters who…

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Vantage Point: COVID-19 Pandemic in Africa • Charles Barron Speaks-Out • Professor on the Soapbox

By COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Vantage Point Radio, Video/Audio

Vantage Point Radio April 13, 2020 — On this edition of Vantage Point, host Dr. Ron Daniels aka The Professor talks with guests Dr. Mohammed Nurhussein, Gordon Tapper, Assemblyman Charles Barron and callers. Topics COVID-19 Pandemic in Africa Assemblyman Charles Barron Speaks Out The Professor on the Soapbox Guests/Participants Dr. Mohammed Nurhussein Chairman, United African Congress, New York, NY Gordon Tapper President, United African Congress, New York, NY Assemblyman Charles…

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Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders Was Right

By Commentaries/Opinions

Goodbye to an honest man’s campaign. By Elizabeth Bruenig, NYT — Bernie Sanders has ended his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination, which is a tragedy, because he was right about virtually everything. He was right from the very beginning, when he advocated a total overhaul of the American health care system in the 1970s. He remains right now, as a pandemic stresses the meager resources of millions of citizens to their breaking point, and…

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Biden, Trump

The US Presidential Race, Black Leaders, and Reparations

By Reparations

By Bashir Muhammad Akinyele, Patch — Hotep Peace!!! Take notes!!!!!!!!! At an US Congressional hearing on reparations in Washington D.C this past summer, internationally famous Black author Ta-Nehisi Coats told lawmakers that reparations was a “dilemma of inheritance”. Coates told Congressional leaders that many of the inequities created by American slavery and segregation persist today, including in the form of economic disparities. The highly acclaimed writer said, “the wealth of…

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Vantage Point: State of Newark Report With Mayor Ras J. Baraka — The Professor on the Soap Box

By COVID-19 (Coronavirus), News & Current Affairs, Vantage Point Radio, Video/Audio

Vantage Point Radio April 6, 2020 — On this edition of Vantage Point, host Dr. Ron Daniels aka The Professor talks with guests Mayor Ras J. Baraka and callers. Topics State of Newark Report: Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic The Professor on the Soap Box The Orange Man: Presidential Malfeasance Why Elections and Electoral Politics Matter The Black Family Summit’s Emergency Response Initiative Audience Call-In Call (212) 209-2877 during the…

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