This story is part of the SoJo Exchange of COVID-19 stories from the Solutions Journalism Network, a nonprofit organization dedicated to rigorous reporting about responses to social problems. By Emma Coleman | ROUTE FIFTY As checks and direct deposits from the federal stimulus package begin arriving in mailboxes and bank accounts, experts are warning the one [...]

Have you head about the NEW Black Power Movement and the BLACKOUT International Boycott that kicked off on September 8? The Blackout Coalition encourages people of African descent worldwide to participate in an international, economic protest every Friday to bring attention to supporting Black owned businesses and refusing to finance our continued oppression.

Federal authorities announced that on August 5, Chip Fattah – son of Democratic U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah – turned himself into federal prosecutors after being indicted on 23 counts of bank fraud, theft and tax fraud. Fattah maintains his innocence and claims he will be cleared of all charges.

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