An America for All Embraces President-Elect Joe Biden and Madame VP-Elect Kamala Harris By Cassiette West-Williams

While President-Elect Joe Biden is forming committees and overseeing candidates for new positions, he and Madame Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris have cemented their achievements in American history. Biden and Harris were able to seize more votes than any other team in the nation's history, making them the 46th presidential winners.  The Biden-Harris ticket claimed 74 … Continue reading An America for All Embraces President-Elect Joe Biden and Madame VP-Elect Kamala Harris By Cassiette West-Williams

“OUR Season Of Power” By Sherry Lorraine Carter-Allen

Sherry Lorraine Carter-Allen Sometimes I journal about people, places, things, and situations that really impact my life. I’m not always consistent in my journaling, but when I do, I attempt to linguistically describe my feelings so one day when my future generations read my journal, they will channel my feelings through my writings. On this … Continue reading “OUR Season Of Power” By Sherry Lorraine Carter-Allen

I Demand a Recount! By Cleo Dailey III, (Modernday Lazurus)

“As they danced, they sang: "Saul has slain his thousands, and David his tens of thousands.’” 1 Sam. 18:7 Imagine with me a system of government where you choose who you want and they actually win. Imagine their competitor feeling so terse about their victory that they insult the people by suggesting that they got the count … Continue reading I Demand a Recount! By Cleo Dailey III, (Modernday Lazurus)

Illinois COVID-19 Cases Dangerously Escalate By Cassiette West-Williams

Wearing masks, socially distancing and simply remaining home are small tasks that have been ignored in Illinois. While the COVID-19 Pandemic rates keep rising, more people insist on doing their own thing, as individuals are now dying by the thousands. Illinois Lt. Govenor Juliana Stratton  Photo Courtesy of Yolanda Joe Illinois Lt. Governor Juliana Stratton … Continue reading Illinois COVID-19 Cases Dangerously Escalate By Cassiette West-Williams

THE STRUGGLE CONTINUES … By Sherry Cannon We are Better Than This

After four years of writing opinion pieces, signing petitions, participating in marches and protest, we finally got the chance to have our say. In the largest election participation in history, we’ve returned the presidency to Democratic control. Four years ago, I was traveling by train with my daughter to say, “See you in the morning,” … Continue reading THE STRUGGLE CONTINUES … By Sherry Cannon We are Better Than This

The Struggle Continues… The Cost of the Vote By Sherry Cannon

The 15th amendment prohibited states from denying a citizen, the right to vote based on race, color, or previous conditions of servitude. However, in mainly Southern states election officials unceremoniously denied African-Americans the right to vote.  They were told they lacked sufficient literacy skills or that their applications had been filled out incorrectly.  Because of … Continue reading The Struggle Continues… The Cost of the Vote By Sherry Cannon

Lt. Governor Julianna Stratton Urges People of Color to Protect Themselves Against COVID-19 By Cassiette West-Williams

The health pandemic, COVID-19, might be " disappearing” from President Donald Trump's eyes, but for Black and Brown people, the disease is rising in these communities. Trump said he was given clearance from his medical team, that his COVID-19 status had been eliminated last week. Last week, John Hopkins University confirmed that more than 210,918 … Continue reading Lt. Governor Julianna Stratton Urges People of Color to Protect Themselves Against COVID-19 By Cassiette West-Williams