Voting is a core principle of being American, but to exercise this basic right, we must be registered to vote!

Negroes are almost entirely a working people. There are pitifully few Negro millionaires, and few Negro employers.


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I’ve been voting since 1968.

Negroes are almost entirely a working people. There are pitifully few Negro millionaires, and few Negro employers. Our needs are identical with labor's needs — decent wages, fair working conditions, livable housing, old age security, health and welfare measures, conditions in which families can grow, have education for their children and respect in the community. That is why Negroes support labor's demands and fight laws which curb labor.


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Big photos of fellow Kentuckians John Sherman Cooper and Alben Barkley hang on a wall in Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's Washington office.

He considers the Republican Cooper, a senator and his old boss, and Barkley, a Democrat,  Harry Truman's vice president and Franklin D. Roosevelt's Senate majority leader, his political heroes.

EDITOR'S NOTE: McGrath is the Kentucky State AFl-CIO endorsed candidate for the US Senate.

By AMY McGrath

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a legend and a fierce advocate for justice throughout a towering life. She should be admired, remembered, and mourned tonight.

It would be nice if our politics would let even a day pass before pouncing on the death of a patriot for partisan gain. But my opponent has already done so—showing the world once again exactly who he is.


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What’s the word you don’t hear when President Donald Trump and Sen. Mitch McConnell talk jobs?


Joe Biden wants Trump’s job; Amy McGrath wants McConnell’s. Biden and McGrath know union-won wages and benefits largely built the middle class.

Hence, they talk up union jobs.

The two Democrats practice what they preach. Their staffers pack union cards—McGrath’s belong to Louisville IBEW Local 369. The staffs of Republicans Trump and McConnell are non-union.

WHAT: A sixth national Moral Monday March on McConnell to demand that the Senate majority leader stop the misery, meanness and mayhem created by his refusal to act in the greatest public health crisis of our times. This time, however, in addition to flooding his phone lines at offices in Kentucky and Washington, D.C., activists will hold caravans at them, loudly expressing their insistence that Sen.


So, after all this time, we finally find out what Matt Bevin plans to do with his bargain basement mansion that he lived in throughout his one term as governor but left sitting empty earlier this year.