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Sister Rosetta Tharpe: Godmother of Rock and Roll

By Teresa Jenkins,  Charlotte County Dems Chair. February is Black History Month, an important time to remember that Black History IS American History. It is due time to pay tribute to the generations of African Americans who tirelessly struggled through adversity to achieve full citizenship in America. Yet, so many contributions of Black people to

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Call it Codger Power. We’re older and fighting for a better America.

By Bill McKibben and Akaya Windwood, guest opinion columnists, The New York Times, Feb. 7, 2022. Neil Young and Joni Mitchell did more than go after Spotify for spreading Covid disinformation recently. They also, inadvertently, signaled what could turn out to be an extraordinarily important revival: of an older generation fully rejoining the fight for

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A recipe for disaster for voting by mail in Florida

ANOTHER VIEW: ORLANDO SUN SENTINEL, Feb 14,2022. How many envelopes does it take to return a mail ballot in Florida? Four, according to the Senate’s latest scheme to frustrate the will of Floridians who want to vote by mail. A secrecy envelope. A certificate envelope. A return mailing envelope. All tucked inside a fourth main envelope.

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