Thousands of small-business owners have had to make tough decisions about changing or shuttering their businesses in the wake of COVID-19. Here's how one Southern entrepreneurial couple has shaken things up.
This week on the Reckon Interview, we’re talking about what comes next?
Reefer Madness: Mississippi has two medical marijuana questions on the ballot. How are they different?
Mississippi voters face two choices to legalize medical marijuana for certain patients this November. Officially, these measures — both of which will appear on ballots — are called Initiative 65 and Alternative 65A. How medical marijuana ended up on Mississippi’s ballot Just 26 states have the option of allowing ballot [...]
For the 2020 presidential election, younger voters trend blue even in deeply red states like Alabama and Mississippi, according to a new survey. The new data on candidate preferences come from SurveyMonkey-Tableau, in partnership with news website Axios and could spell trouble in the future for the Republican Party, showing [...]
PENSACOLA, Fla. — Lillian Ekiss, a 19-year-old first-time voter, waited over an hour and a half to cast her ballot at Pensacola State College on the first day of early voting in the Sunshine State. She is eager to see big changes on a variety of social justice issues that [...]
Lilly Ledbetter knows what it’s like to lose a Supreme Court case and to keep fighting. She shares her experience with Reckon and her concerns about the 2020 election and confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett.
When the Earth is ill, so are its people. Catherine Flowers saw hints of that sickness growing up during the 1960s in Lowndes County, Ala., a predominantly Black rural area with fewer than 10,000 people. She noticed how both animals and vegetation bowed and browned in death after farmers sprayed clouds of DDT, a pesticide eventually found to be lethal to the environment. “If this is [...]
On this week’s episode of Money Talks, Reckon discusses the racial wealth gap in America. The racial wealth distribution does not correlate with the racial demographics of America. White Americans have a disproportionately large percentage of the wealth in America compared to people of color. Data from the Federal Reserve [...]
The Supreme Court has the power to expand our definition of civil rights. Or to limit it.
Let me warn you right now. I'm probably about to get on your nerves. Because this is probably the millionth time you have read about your voting power. But with so much oppression placed upon Black people, showing us smiling and laughing in Black Magic Project's weekly series about Black [...]