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In 2019, most blacks and people of color would like to believe “There is not a racist bone in my body” is an accurate statement in the United States.

The date, Aug. 6, holds a special place in the hearts of every Jamaican, regardless of color, creed or religious or political persuasion.

In America in 2019, there is something fundamentally frightening about leaving your home, because you are not sure you will return. You can be on the way to the park, the supermarket or the movies, and you may meet up with a crazy man dressed in body armor, and an assault rifle.

In 2019, and 2020, African Americans have the capacity and ability to win more political offices, on the local, state, and federal level, than ever before. On all levels, the Democrats know they cannot win without the Black vote, with a special emphasis on the Black women vote. This is a reality in the Democratic Party, but the leadership refuses to direct resources and funding to the Black media, when educating the grassroots.

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