A protester holds a sign at the Lincoln Memorial to rally before the second annual Women's March in D.C. celebrating women's rights on Jan. 20, 2018. (Michael A. McCoy/The Washington Informer)
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OP-ED: Hands that Rock the Cradle Poised to Rock Trump

WASHINGTON INFORMER — The Women’s March 2019 returns to the District, Saturday, Jan. 19, for a day of protest, solidarity and soul-searching […read more]

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Donald Trump speaking to supporters at an immigration policy speech at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona.Gage Skidmore
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COMMENTARY: Only Imbeciles Ignore the Impact of Global Warming

WASHINGTON INFORMER — So, why won’t Donald Trump, ranking members of the Republican Party, and power brokers from around the globe use their abilities to evoke swift and sudden change and save the world’s fragile ecosystem? Why is America insistent on continuing the use of fossil fuels so that those who sell or buy them can remain financially solvent and economically satisfied — but to the detriment of today’s and tomorrow’s generations? […read more]

With 40% of Americans supporting the president’s rhetoric and policies, America remains extremely divided. (Gage Skidmore/Wikimedia Commons)
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COMMENTARY: Are Blacks Warming Up to Trump?

WASHINGTON INFORMER — For the record, since the Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking unemployment statistics based on race in the 1970s, the rate of Black unemployment today, 5.8 percent (compared to the overall unemployment rate of 3.8 percent) is at its lowest percentage ever. However, economists emphasize that the downward trend first began under President Barack Obama, further noting that the numbers do not take into consideration those who have stopped looking for work, many of whom are Black. […read more]