D.C. Must Have Statehood

By Julianne Malveaux The District of Columbia has 715,000 residents, more than the states of Wyoming and Vermont. We pay taxes, just like citizens in all 50 states. But our citizens are second-class citizens. We have no voting representation in the House of Representatives or the United States Senate. We...

Suffering Continues While More COVID-19 Aid Remains Stymied in Congress

By Charlene Crowell  As of mid-September, at least 197,000 people died from COVID-19 according to Johns Hopkins University. Beyond these fatalities, the number of COVID-related cases diagnoses reached 6.5 million people and continues to rise.     Beyond the health effects, according to the the U.S. Census Bureau, as of Aug. 31, over 80...