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November 9, 2018 Florida Restores Voting Rights for Convicted Felons

The Democratic blue wave did not totally take over Washington, D.C. in the midterm elections like many liberals and progressives had hoped. But a small ripple in Florida might have the biggest impact on the “Sunshine State” going forward. The state of Florida voted to restore voting rights for felons, overturning a law that many […]

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U.S. Can Only Heal if We’re Truly One Nation Under God

America often prides itself by calling itself, “one nation under God.” Other slogans include, “In God We Trust” and “God Bless America.” But as Ralph Douglas West of The Church Without Walls in Houston paraphrased in so many words, “yeah right.” If America truly trusts God and considers itself under God’s care or watch, then […]

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November 2, 2018 Jackie Long, Joseph Kahn of ‘Bodied’ Discuss N-Word, Blood Sport of Rap Battles

Since its inception, rap battles have captured the imagination of hip-hop fans from around the globe. While hip-hop has provided a better life for many coming from impoverished backgrounds, hip-hop battles have led to labels like violent, misogynistic, racist and homophobic. So while hip-hop has battled its way to the top of the pop charts, […]

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