President Donald J. Trump delivers remarks Feb. 15 in the Rose Garden of the White House, on the national security and humanitarian crisis on the southern border of the United States (photo by Joyce N. Boghosian/The White House).
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Trump’s national emergency declaration called unconstitutional – “egregious abuse of power”

NASHVILLE PRIDE — The Washington Post has reported that a coalition of 16 states have filed a federal lawsuit to block Trump’s plan for a border wall. […read more]

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Election Day countdown: The war for maximum voter turnout in Nov. 6 election is on

THE MISSISSIPPI LINK — The suit alleges that Georgia’s “‘no match, no vote’ voter registration scheme violates the Voting Rights Act, the National Voter Registration Act and the First and Fourteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution,” according to a statement from the organization.The Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law has filed suit against Georgia Secretary of State and Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp over the state’s “discriminatory and unlawful ‘exact match’ voter suppression scheme.” […read more]

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Government-sponsored race discrimination has suppressed Black homeownership and generational wealth

JACKSONVILLE FREE PRESS — An example of “de facto” segregation would be white concentration in a particular school district, simply because the surrounding neighborhood is predominately white. “It’s a myth that  unlike all the other segregations I’ve described, segregation in housing wasn’t created by government. And we tell ourselves that residential segregation will happen by accident; unlike the other kinds of segregations I’ve described.” […read more]