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How the Supreme Court’s Abortion Access Case Will Impact Black Women Most

As more people are rising up to challenge systemic racism, we must recognize how Black women and women of color will be most impacted if the court upholds a law designed to shut down abortion clinics.

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I’m a Former VP at Cigna. Health Insurers Are No Friend to Racial Equity.

As a former health insurance executive who oversaw corporate communications, I know first-hand that these recent carefully crafted commitments to racial justice are designed to paper over a shameful truth.

Artist John Hairston was one of 16 artists painting a letter in the phrase "Black Lives Matter" on Tryon Street in uptown Charlotte. (Cardinal & Pine photo by Grant Baldwin).
Why I Believe Change Is Actually Gonna Come This Time

The leader of Emancipate NC shares why protests confronting police brutality will change America.

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12 Things You Should Stop Saying About Racial Injustice

A primer for non-Black folks who —finally — want to talk about racial injustice.

Protestors demonstrate outside of a burning liquor store near the Minneapolis 3rd Police Precinct, Thursday, May 28, 2020, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Property Is Not More Important Than Black Lives

America, the capital of double standards and hypocrisy and the king of “do what I say but not what I do,” is at it again.

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6 Years After Eric Garner, Black Citizens Still Can’t Breathe in America

It takes a special kind of patriotism to be Black in America. To exist in a country that does nothing about its persistent history of violent racism.

In this Nov. 1, 2016, file photo, mail-in ballots for the 2016 General Election are shown at the elections ballot center at the Salt Lake County Government Center, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
I’m a Republican. Everyone — Including My Party — Should Embrace Voting By Mail.

The time is now for the federal government and the states to secure adequate funds to prepare for a November election that doesn’t require the majority of voters to congregate at the polls on Election Day.