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When will we raise the minimum wage?

By Dr. Julianne Malveaux, Forward Times Staff The federal minimum wage has been stuck at $7.25 an hour since 2009.  Several states have a higher minimum, but a predictable few, including Mississippi, Tennessee, Louisiana, South Carolina and Alabama, are stuck at that low minimum.  If the minimum wage kept up with inflation, it would be

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Tamara Johnson Joins ‘Access Unlimited’ Relaunch on KPFK 90.7 FM – Spotlighting Mental Health and Disabilities

Tamara Johnson *KPFK 90.7 FM, a renowned radio station committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in media, is thrilled to announce the relaunch of “Access Unlimited,” on October 12. Tamara Johnson, a respected advocate and voice for mental health and disabilities, will be co-hosting this enlightening and impactful program. “I am truly thrilled and honored

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Mother of teen killed in Brooklyn Homes mass shooting demands change as council members press BPD on response

Krystal Gonzalez (left) hugs daughter, Aaliyah Gonzalez, who died on July 2 in a mass shooting at Brooklyn Homes just months after turning 18. Her mother attended a city council hearing on Sept. 13, to urge city leaders to stop the violence throughout Baltimore. (Photo credit Krystal Gonzalez/Instagram) By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, Tmcqueen@afro.com