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The living descendants of Marcus Garvey are supportive of a new push to get President Joe Biden to issue a pardon clearing his name. Plans include a petition to be signed by Black people across the globe, with the height of the campaign taking place during Black History Month 2022.

With the economy slowly recovering and normalcy appearing to be on the rise, Child Tax Credit payments will begin hitting bank accounts this week.


Biden and Harris met with civil rights leaders Thursday at the urging of movement leaders and congressional Democrats who are concerned about the recent attempts to disenfranchise Black voters and marginalized groups, especially in light of the upcoming 2022 midterms elections.

Biden is also expected to visit the historic site and spend time with survivors and descendants.


While Biden is open to having a conversation with Republican lawmakers, Democrats remain committed to putting the needs of struggling Americans first.


President Joe Biden Biden rescinded the Mexico City policy, also known as the “global gag rule,” which prevents non-governmental organizations that receive U.S. aid from providing abortion-related services.

An open letter is calling on Joe Biden to ensure Black veterans' needs and concerns are finally prioritized after what they described as centuries of neglect and unequal treatment by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

The Biden administration is looking to expedite getting abolitionist Harriet Tubman on the twenty-dollar bill. The decision to replace Andrew Jackson with Tubman on the note was set forth in 2016 and later stalled by the Trump administration. President Joe Biden has swiftly began cleaning up the mess left behind and moving forward with the country’s unfinished business.

Congress voted to approve granting a waiver to Joe Biden's pick for Secretary of Defense, setting the stage for Lloyd Austin to become the first Black person to ever lead that federal agency.

Biden's executive actions carry out the vision of his 100 day plan, and will also target underserved Black populations stressed under the weight of two pandemics, racism and the coronavirus.

Tobe Nwigwe, who most famously encouraged people to try Jesus and not him, was tapped for an inauguration performance!