What Happened On January 6, 2021

2021-01-15T20:39:26+00:00January 15th, 2021|Commentary|

What Happened On January 6, 2021 By Reverend Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. Be very clear. What happened on January 6, 2021 was an attempted coup d’etat that had an inside and outside dimension and strategy! It was an undemocratic effort by President [...]

Georgia and its long history of voter suppression

2020-12-15T15:03:31+00:00December 15th, 2020|Commentary|

Now that Donald Trump’s baseless lies about voter fraud have been summarily dismissed by the courts, perhaps some attention can be paid to the true threat to free and fair elections: systemic and massive voter suppression. Voter suppression, not voter [...]

Biden should revive the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

2020-12-08T16:58:00+00:00December 8th, 2020|Commentary|

A new president takes office with the sense of possibility that comes with a new dawn. This is particularly true for Joe Biden, taking office after the divisive turmoil of Donald Trump’s years in office. Biden inherits truly fearsome troubles [...]

Georgia voters will decide fate of Senate and a new South

2020-12-01T16:00:58+00:00December 1st, 2020|Commentary|

On Jan. 5, Georgia voters will decide the runoff for their two U.S. Senate seats. Their votes will determine whether Republicans retain control of the Senate or whether Democrats gain a 50-50 tie, with Vice President Kamala Harris the tie-breaking [...]

Senate runoffs in Georgia offer a clear choice

2020-11-17T05:08:28+00:00November 17th, 2020|Commentary|

On Jan. 5, Georgia will hold a run-off election for both of its Senate seats. The races capture national attention because control of the Senate is at stake. If the two Democratic challengers, Jon Ossoff and Rev. Raphael Warnock. both [...]