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Brandon Hicks serves as Director of African American Affairs for the Office of Governor Andrew Cuomo. He is a former National Organizer for National Action Network, a civil rights organization founded by Rev. Al Sharpton. His opinions are his own.

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This Is The Black Agenda I Propose For The First 100 Days Of A Biden-Harris Administration

If you’re interested in sharing your opinion on any cultural, political or personal topic, create an account here and check out our how-to post to learn more.____For my sanity, I have to believe that Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will win the November 3 election. My biggest focus now is how Black people can be prioritized during the first 100 days of the...

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...