Most of the time in America, when you break a record, you are congratulated for a job well done. During the reality of Covid-19, breaking a record generally means that the numbers are going in the wrong direction. In the last week over 56,000 Americans on a daily level are being infected by the coronavirus pandemic.
African Americans knew that Donald Trump was going to be a problem. Nearly ninety percent voted against him, voicing their strong opposition. That vote was higher than any other ethnic group in the nation.
On 6-4 and 6-10-2020, “The Concerned Citizens of the Unsung Essential Workers” gave two parades at Carver Middle School and McCoy Elementary School in Orange County - also Wicklow Elementary School Midway Elementary and Sanford Middle School in Seminole County. The purpose of these parades/events was to show our appreciation for the workers, whose heartfelt dedication has kept us safe and serving food in their community during a worldwide pandemic.
The campaign to designate June as National Caribbean American Heritage Month was spearheaded by Dr. Claire Nelson, visionary, Founder, and President of the Institute of Caribbean Studies, Glenn Joseph Executive Vice President of the Institute of Caribbean Studies and President of the Greater Caribbean American Chamber of Commerce Inc. and Mr. Anthony Carter of the Guyanese Association of New York and New Jersey.
My fellow Jamaicans, I am delighted to convey warm greetings to you as we celebrate the 15th Jamaica Diaspora Day. It is indeed a great honour for me to serve at this special juncture as Ambassador of a people whose talent, resilienceand giving spirit remain hallmarks worthy of the Jamaican heritage and outstanding strength in these unprecedented times.
What happens in prison does not stay in prison. The cell blocks and bars give us a false sense of containment. Nothing could be further from the truth. According to the Justice Department, "The average time served by state prisoners released in 2016, from initial admission to initial release, was 2.6 years, and the median time served was 1.3 years."
America is at a breaking point, and many critical issues and problems must be addressed with integrity, knowledge, and transparency. It is easy to put our heads in the sand and tell America, that mainstream media is the fake news and they are lying. But it will take courage, truth, and knowledge to improve and change the trajectory of America in 2020.
As President Trump and Vice President Pence tell lie after lie, it is time for the truth. When there are catastrophic problems in every industry, and the country is being held together with stimulus money, it will eventually crash. President Trump has been a failure and criminal in business, and as President of the United States, he has been incompetent, a criminal, been impeached, and has contributed to thousands of Americans dying with the Covid-19 pandemic.