US city to pay reparations to African-American community with tax on marijuana sales — Nappy Newz

A city in Illinois has announced it will create a reparations fund for its African American community through a new tax on marijuana sales. Recreational use of the drug will become legal in the state from January and officials in Evanston, which is 12 miles north of Chicago, have voted to approve a 3 per […]US … Continue reading US city to pay reparations to African-American community with tax on marijuana sales — Nappy Newz

Revolution, Reparations, Revelry: The Root’s Black (AF) Gift Guide 2019 — The Root

The theme from last year’s Black AF Gift Guide was self-care; in 2017, it was about being woke. This year, we’re talking “Revolution, Reparations, and Revelry,” because we like alliteration, and because these three go together like greens, yams, and ham (turkey ham, if you don’t swill swine. 9 more wordsRevolution, Reparations, Revelry: The Root’s Black … Continue reading Revolution, Reparations, Revelry: The Root’s Black (AF) Gift Guide 2019 — The Root

On the Anniversary of MLK Jr.’s Assassination, We Should Heed King’s Economic Roadmap to Reparations — The Root

In a 1968 speech just prior to his death on April 4, Martin Luther King Jr. appeared to articulate the next phase of the fight for equality in America. It wasn’t focused on equal rights or the plight of African Americans in education in the wake of Brown v. Board of Education—it focused on black…On the … Continue reading On the Anniversary of MLK Jr.’s Assassination, We Should Heed King’s Economic Roadmap to Reparations — The Root

Opinion: Two Democratic Presidential Candidates the Media Wants to Hide Because They May Help Blacks and Working Class People

Wait, wait, wait! Before you say, “I don’t have time to read about people who won’t win anyway!”, hear me out. If you read my pieces and follow me, then you know that I’ve been putting out a few tidbits here and there about Marianne Williamson and Andrew Yang. Williamson is the declared Democratic presidential … Continue reading Opinion: Two Democratic Presidential Candidates the Media Wants to Hide Because They May Help Blacks and Working Class People