Fighting for Economic, Social and

Environmental Justice

Establish a Federal Agency for American Descendants of Slavery
  • Establish the legal definition of the American Descendants of Slavery (ADOS), establish a federal agency to collect, manage and maintain a national registry of ADOS and create policy to address the needs of ADOS including but not limited to reparations in the form of cash payments, low-to-no interest home loans, low-to-no interest small business loans, set-aside opportunities for government contracts, college tuition reimbursement, student loan debt cancellation and funding for HBCU's.

Raise the Federal Minimum Wage
  • Raise the federal minimum wage immediately from $7.25 per hour to $15 per hour. 

Medicare For All
  • Support a comprehensive, public health care program that ensures that every American has health coverage that includes mental health support, preventative and treatment measures for opioid addiction and a cap on prescription drug costs.

Public Education / Higher Education
  • Equitably support and fund our K-12 public schools, pay raises for teachers, free tuition at public colleges, universities and HBCU's and the cancellation of all existing student loan debt.  

Climate Justice / Job Creation 
  • America has a crumbling infrastructure and jobs can be created to rebuild our roads, bridges, drinking water systems, wastewater plants, rails, schools and affordable housing with sustainable, clean energy systems. 

Criminal Justice Reform
  • Legalize marijuana 

  • Mental health and substance abuse treatment in our jails and prisons

  • Close private prisons and private detention centers and end cash bail.

  • End mandatory minimums 

  • Police department reform and Police Officer re-training

  • Abolish the death penalty

Revitalize Rural Georgia
  • Georgia farmers need support and resources to build a sustainable farm economy that raises incomes and protects the environment. 

  • Support and fund rural hospitals and health centers.

  • Ensure that rural Georgians have high-speed internet connections.

Restore the Voting Rights Act
  • Restore the full protections of the Voting Rights Act by requiring preclearance (permission for changes that affect the voting process) from states that have a record of voting rights violations.

Gun Control Laws
  • Protect the 2nd Amendment

  • Expand background checks

  • Report on multiple and mass purchases

  • Close the gun show loophole

  • Strict penalties for gun dealers

Pathway to Citizenship
  • Humane and respectful treatment of undocumented Immigrants at our borders.

  • Allows Immigrants a pathway to citizenship that first addresses the needs of American Descendants of Slavery and Americans who are the working poor.

  • An economic agenda incentivizing businesses that invest in countries that support Immigrants transitioning back into their home countries.

Women's Rights / LGBTQ+ Rights
  • Work to pass the Equal Rights Amendment, strengthen and protect women's rights.

  • Ensure that LGBTQ + people are not discriminated against because of sexual orientation or gender identity.

For the Beauty and Barber Industry
  • Establish a commission to study the need to raise health and safety standards for the Beauty and Barber Industry. 


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