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Trump and the impeachment inquiry

By EDDIE BERNICE JOHNSON U.S. House of Representatives It is not without significance that the majority of members in the United States House of Representatives have taken the extraordinary stop of launching an impeachment inquiry […]

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Help! The Black Press is dying

By CHARLES O’NEAL TAAACC Okay, okay! I’ll admit it! I’m a dinosaur! I still believe there’s something magical about holding this week’s edition of a Black-owned newspaper in my hand, savoring every page, wincing at […]

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Ray Charles could see that!

U.S. House of Representatives If the legendary entertainer Ray Charles was still with us, he, no doubt, would have had someone read to him the special report by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III, since […]

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NRA scandal: Please don’t shoot me!

U.S. House of Representatives One of the groups that fiercely fought for Donald Trump to become president during the 2016 presidential election was the National Rifle Association, whose leadership contends that the solution to our […]

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Missed opportunity

The Dallas Examiner Most of us are too far away from history to know the sacrifices made by many so that African Americans could vote. And many of us have not studied our history to […]