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Brandon Terrell Hicks is a National Organizer with National Action Network, a civil rights organization founded and led by Rev. Al Sharpton. Brandon was born and raised in North Carolina but calls Brooklyn home. He loves Black people and Black institutions. Follow him on instgram: beehix


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When Marijuana Is Finally Legalized In New York, Black People Need To Be Major Participants In The Industry

This piece was written with New York State Assembly Member Crystal D. Peoples-Stokes (District 141). She is the primary sponsor of legislation to legalize marijuana in New York.New York is on the cusp of legalizing marijuana. This moment comes after years of work by activists, civil rights organizations, and advocacy groups, and committed members of the State Legislature. For civil...

Why Affirmative Action Is About To Be Killed By People Whose Lives Are An Amalgamation Of Whiteness, Lucky Breaks And The Right Connections

The Trump administration is determined to end affirmative action. In early July, Attorney General Sessions rescinded 24 guidance documents which advised colleges on ways to use their admissions processes to create a diverse student population. Sessions argued that by considering an applicant’s race, colleges give an unlawful advantage to black and Hispanic students. The Trump...

Resist Kavanaugh: Why A Losing Political Battle Doesn’t Mean We Should Stop Fighting

Life is coming at us extremely fast. Justice Kennedy’s retirement and Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh have solidified the reality that progressives have lost. Mueller’s investigation into the 2016 election has become irrelevant. Many of us saw the Mueller investigation as our way to avoid the full consequences of the election. The logic went, “When...