(BBR) -  A leading U.S. economist has called for every black household in American to receive $800,000 in reparations.

Duke University economist William Darity Jr. has co-authored a report proposing $12 trillion in reparations for African-Americans whose distant ancestors were enslaved.

The figure which works out at approximately $800,000 per black household.

Darity Jr. and his wife...

(BBR) Here is a look at the life of Kamala Harris, a US senator from California and 2020 Democratic vice presidential nominee.

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Birth date: October 20, 1964
Birth place: Oakland, California
 
 
Birth name: Kamala Devi Harris
Father: Donald Harris, an economics professor
Mother: Shyamala Gopalan Harris, a physician
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The presidential election is less than three months away, and early voting starts in September in some states. Take a look at key dates and voting deadlines in your state. States may still change election rules, and this calendar will be updated regularly.

 
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(BBR) - Former Vice President Joe Biden named Sen. Kamala Harris to be his running mate this fall.

The moderate former prosecutor from California has spent her career breaking barriers.

Here's what we know:

(Poltico) When coronavirus lockdowns spread nationwide in March, millions of Americans flocked to their local grocery stores and wholesale markets to stock up for what would become months stuck at home. Black Americans did the same, but some had one addendum to their shopping list: a firearm.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, there has been growing interest among African Americans in arming...

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