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Irv Randolph

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Your vote is important

New Jersey voters will go to the polls November 7 to elect the next governor, replacing two-term Republican Governor Chris Christie who will leave office in January.

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Making America Great

As we celebrate Independence Day on July 4th this is a good time to reflect on the state of our union.

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Meet the candidates running for New Jersey governor

After two terms, Chris Christie will be stepping down. With polls numbers in the low 20s, it is highly unlikely Christie would get re-elected even if state law allowed him to run for a third term.

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A “survival of the fittest” budget

In their health care plan, budget proposals and policies, President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans are sending a message about what kind of society they want.

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Obama made America better

As President-elect Donald Trump prepares to take office now is a good time to remember and appreciate the legacy left by President Barack Obama.

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Post-election: We must be vigilant

The American people wanted change.

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Don’t let disgust lead to apathy

My barber seemed genuinely puzzled and asked me the question that is on the minds of millions of American voters.

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Despite my frustration, I am voting

Like many Americans I am angry and frustrated about this year’s presidential race. I find both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton very disappointing in being transparent and truthful.

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25 Most Influential African Americans in New Jersey

In the August issue of South Jersey Journal is the inaugural list of the Journal’s “25 Most Influential African Americans in New Jersey.”

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Trump’s rise is a wake-up call

The Republican Party establishment is anxious about the possibility of businessman Donald Trump becoming their party’s nominee for president in 2016.

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My two cents on a woman on a $10 bill

Like Black History Month, there should not be a need for Women’s History Month.

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The real State of the Union

In his final State of the Union address, America’s first African American president Barack Obama urged the nation to reject the politics of fear and polarization.

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Celebrating Carter G. Woodson- The Father of Black History

As we celebrate Black History Month it is important to remember the man who made it all possible – Carter G. Woodson known as the father of Black History in America.

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Terror attacks spark reckless rhetoric

After the horrific terrorist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, Calif., that was inspired but not directed, by members of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria some politicians and pundits are calling for “boots on the ground,” in Syria.

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Ending racial bias in jury selection

Lady Justice is depicted wearing a blindfold. The blindfold represents objectivity, in that justice should be meted out objectively, without fear or favor, regardless of wealth, power, or identity. It should be blind and impartial.

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We can’t become ‘numb’ to murder

We should all hope President Barack Obama is wrong when he recently said mass shootings in America have now become so common in this country that we now see them as routine.

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Pros and Cons of Black Lives Matter movement

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey is a man that I have a great deal of respect for because of his leadership in significantly reducing violent crime in my native city.

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Toward a more perfect union

This month Americans celebrate Independence Day, also known as the Fourth of July, with family picnics, patriotic themed parades, and dazzling fireworks.

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What the nation can learn from Camden about community policing

Far too often when Camden is in the news it’s because of something negative and it usually relates to crime.

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Black enrollment in college surges

May is the month for flowers blooming and thousands of young people graduating from college.

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Low-wage workers get a pay raise

This month when Wal-Mart increases its minimum pay to $9 an hour and to $10 by February 2016, it will give its lowest-paid workers a modest pay raise and give some hope for lower-wage workers in other companies and industries.

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Why Are Women on TV So Awfully Portrayed?

With few exceptions it appears that most of the images of women on TV today are awful.

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Expanding Access to College

America has a problem.

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To Honor King, Actively Work for Justice

Five strategies for improving policing In African American communities

As we celebrate this month the birthday of the great civil rights leader, the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., one of the ways we can honor him is by strongly speaking out against police-caused deaths of unarmed black males.

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A.C. can make a comeback

Atlantic City is struggling.

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Policing the police

The deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner are not new or unusual, but recent examples of a longstanding problem.

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Reckless rhetoric on impeachment

Has President Barack Obama done anything that would have him impeached from office?

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UNCF and the Koch Brothers donation

The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, the nation’s largest public services employees union with more than 1.6 million working and retired members, plans to end its relationship with the United Negro College Fund on Sept. 1.

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Non-interventionist should speak up

Hopefully by the time you read this column the interventionists would not have won and the United States had not entered into significant military involvement into a sectarian conflict in Iraq.

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New NAACP leader faces challenges

When the NAACP National Board of Directors recently announced its selection of Attorney Cornell William Brooks to be the Association’s next National President and CEO it could not have come at a more opportune time.

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A new War on Poverty

I would argue that while poverty is obviously still alive and well with an estimated 15.1 of percent of Americans still in poverty according to the 2010 U.S. Census that doesn’t mean government efforts to eradicate poverty have failed.

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My Brother’s Keeper

When President Barack Obama announced a new initiative last month called “My Brother’s Keeper,” aimed at improving the lives of young African-American and Hispanic men, I was eager to hear what he would say.

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Carter G. Woodson- The Father of Black History

As we celebrate Black History Month it is important to remember the man who made it all possible – Carter G. Woodson known as the father of Black History in America.

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Economic equality: The unfinished King agenda

Martin Luther King, Jr’s fight for economic equality is an overlooked part of his legacy.

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Supporting our cultural and educational institutions

I recently had the pleasure of being a guest and honoree at the 30th anniversary celebration of the Unity Community Center, an organization that has been training young people in Camden in martial arts, African drum and dance and jazz for over three decades.

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Tea Party Extremists are Harming the Economy

Reasonable people from all political parties and perspectives must stop the Tea Party from doing further harm to the country’s economy.

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The fight against voter suppression

Whether it is in Texas, South Carolina, North Carolina or Pennsylvania, several Republican-dominated legislatures are pushing laws that will suppress the vote.