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CASH IN THE APPLE: Doubting Trump

BY CASH MICHAELS OF THE WILMINGTON JOURNAL   As we head toward the inauguration of our nation’s 45th president, despite the troubling questions that surround him, there are those who question that despite our many, many doubts about him and his “vision” for America, shouldn’t we all just put all of that to the side, and just “unite” behind him, working together for a “better” future? Well, I know it’s ...

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OUR VOICE, GUEST EDITORIAL, Moral courage: standing up for what is right

    Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable. Even a superficial look at history reveals that no social advance rolls in on the wheels of inevitability. Every step towards the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle . . . This is no time for apathy or complacency. This is a time for vigorous and positive action. - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.   On Wednesday, Senator Co ...

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The Impact Network expands its reach through Comcast Xfinity

BY ROZ EDWARD OF THE MICHIGAN CHRONICLE   The Impact Network, the only independent African American-owned and operated Christian television network in the United States, will now be available in even more homes, thanks to an expanded distribution agreement with Comcast’s Xfinity TV platform. The Impact Network features programming on urban ministries, gospel music, lifestyle and entertainment. “We’re e ...

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As Obama departs, we owe him our thanks

By Rev. Jesse Jackson of Rainbow Coalition ( - The final days of the Obama presidency are upon us. His popularity is rising with the economy, and with the increasingly stark contrasts to his successor. It is worth being clear about the legacy that he leaves behind. Obama came to office facing the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression. The global financial system teetered on col ...

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OUR VOICE, GUEST EDITORIAL, Prayers for the work ahead for our children

BY MARIAN WRIGHT EDELMAN OF CHILDREN'S DEFENSE FUND This has been a trying year for so many children in America — confused, consumed by and afraid of the intolerance, hatred and anger of adults. How do we keep the promises we have made to our children? How do we make a better America that values each and every child, regardless of skin color, faith, gender, sexual orientation, disability or immigration stat ...

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