The Nation Watches As the Minneapolis City Council Votes to Defund the Minneapolis​ Police Department

Defunding police departments now sit squarely on the police reform radar. The concept is new to some and familiar to others. On, Sunday the Minneapolis city council voted to dismantle the Minneapolis Police Department and replace it with a model that centers around real community safety. The decision sent ripples through many communities nationwide, as they too wrestle with police violence against its black and brown citizens. Leading this huge undertaking is MPD150, a collective of organizers, researchers, artists, and activists. MPD150 is clear on what their objective is. The…

Progressive Candidates and The March Towards A Government for and By The People

Progressive candidates continue to primary tenured centrist democrats.  The progressive movement within the democratic party  grows as their policies and positions began to gain popularity amongst voters, especially younger ones.  Unfortunately, Rep. Bernie Sanders, a champion of progressive policies, continues to fall behind in his quest to become the 46th President of  the U.S.  The Sander’s campaign has raised $181,211,792  to date. Should history repeat itself, the Sanders campaign will donate to down ballot progressive democratic races. On a brighter note, “when younger Americans did swing to voting in the…

Social Media Commentary Hot Takes: DaBaby, Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris, and Black Girl Joy

Social media commentary hot takes: Dababy, Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris, and Black Girl Joy. Big lights, small city!  DaBaby  is receiving strong criticism from slapping Tyronesha Laws. Tyronesha, shined her cellphone light in DaBaby’s face as he walked through the crowd after a private show. Although he has since apologized and offered to meet with the woman her face to face to discuss the matter.  Lately, he has been the poster child for how to screw up a bag.  Tyronesha has since retained legal representation with the law firm Morgan…

Super Tuesday 2020

Super Tuesday 2020 As the data continues to come in from Super Tuesday, one thing is certain; the Biden campaign has found its footing. The win in South Carolina and prevailing narrative surrounding African-American voters in support of his candidacy  provided some much needed momentum headed into Tuesday’s primaries.  Along with the endorsement of Amy Klobucher, Pete Buttegieg,  Beto O’Rouke and US House Democratic Whip-Jim Clyburn. Joe Biden has been declared the winner in 9 out of the 15 states. He continues to perform well with voters age 30-65; voters…

A Progressive Agenda is DOA If Democrats Do Not Regain the Senate Majority.

A progressive agenda is DOA If Democrats do not regain the Senate majority. It is not lost on many voters how a robust progressive agenda can be stalled and not enacted at all.  A portion of Barack Obama’s Presidency demonstrated this exact scenario. Recently, this has been the case with a democratic house majority attempting to get progressive legislation passed only for it to end up in the “legislative graveyard” of the Senate. Here’s a list of some of those progressive bills: For the People Act of 2019 – H.R.1…

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