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Jameelah Nasheed

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Recent articles by Jameelah:

Daunte Wright’s Death Proves We Don’t Need More Police Training

The police killings of Daunte Wright and George Floyd in Minneapolis are the product of a system rooted in oppression and racism. More training won’t fix that. → Read More

CDC Director Expects Schools Should Be Fully In-Person by September

The CDC says all schools can likely resume in-person learning by the fall. → Read More

St. Louis Elects Its First Black Woman Mayor, Progressive Tishaura Jones

St. Louis elected Tishaura Jones as mayor on Tuesday, making her the first Black woman to fill the role. Jones has promised to reform the segregated city’s criminal justice system. → Read More

Corporations Speak Out Against Georgia Voting Law as They Face Boycotts, Criticism

Companies like Coca-Cola and Delta are condemning voter suppression laws in states like Georgia and Texas, thanks to pressure from activists. → Read More

For the People Act Is Needed to Stop New GOP Voter Suppression Bills

Democrats won big in 2020. The GOP is trying to stop it from happening again. → Read More

What Is Redlining? How Residential Segregation Shaped U.S. Cities

Redlining, a practice in which the federal government refused loans to Black Americans, helps explain everything from environmental racism to the disproportionate spread of COVID-19. → Read More

"Judas and the Black Messiah" Is in the Canon of Important Historical Films

No matter how difficult the subject, accurate depictions of Black activism are important. → Read More

Zendaya's Netflix Film "Malcolm & Marie" Is About Ownership

The 24-year-old plays the wife of a filmmaker. → Read More

Democrats' Wins in Georgia Senate Runoffs Prove Power of Black Voters

The phenomenal turnout by Black voters in Georgia is why Joe Biden won the White House and Democrats won both Senate runoffs and control of the chamber. → Read More

Watch Nights Reflect the History of New Year’s for Black Americans

On New Year’s Eve in 1862, American slaves waited to hear if Abraham Lincoln would sign the Emancipation Proclamation and set them free. Watch Night services are still held at Black churches every year. → Read More

“Tiny Pretty Things” Star Kylie Jefferson Talks About Her Whirlwind 2020

"I consider it a fairytale beginning. No Prince Charming needed." → Read More

"Farewell Amor" Humanizes the Black Immigrant Experience

Ekwa Msangi’s film tells the complicated story of being an African immigrant in the U.S. → Read More

Trump Has Sought Local GOP Support for Overturning Election Results in Pennsylvania, Georgia, and Michigan

Donald Trump is still pursuing every avenue for overturning the 2020 election results in a few key states that helped Joe Biden win. → Read More

The DOJ Is Investigating an Alleged White House Bribery Scheme Seeking Trump's Presidential Pardon

Prosecutors allege a "secret lobbying scheme" had people trying to pay for presidential pardons. → Read More

What to Expect from HBO's "Between the World and Me" Special

Ta'Nehisi Coates' award-winning book went from the Apollo to TV screens. → Read More

Biden Said Student Loan Debt Relief "Should Be Done Immediately"

President-elect Joe Biden said this week student loan debt relief is urgently needed, but it's less clear if he'd take executive action to make it happen. → Read More

Georgia’s Support for Biden Hinges on Black Voters and Organizers

From John Lewis to Stacey Abrams, Black organizers in Georgia have long fought to protect voting rights and turn the state blue. In 2020, they may have done so. → Read More

2020 Election Results: The Squad Is Back in the House and Bigger Than Ever

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, and Ayanna Pressley are just four of the progressive voices that’ll be in the next Congress. → Read More

At the Presidential Debate, Trump Proved He Doesn’t Even Know What Racism Means

Kristen Welker put the president’s rhetoric on race under a microscope. → Read More

51 for 51 Is Lobbying Congress to Grant Statehood to Washington, D.C.

Youth activists have been lobbying Congress in an effort to advocate for making the nation's capital a state with congressional representation that can vote. → Read More