Opinion Editorial

Shevrin Jones: Less talk, more action in the fight for racial justice

 Which side of history will you be on? These past few weeks have been a roller coaster of emotion as so many of us have hit the streets out of frustration, anger, and exhaustion. The police brutality behind the movement’s momentum is distressing, it has been inspiring to see so many communities come together and …

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Shevrin Jones: What it meant to moderate with VP Joe Biden

If this moment has taught us anything, it is that elections matter. Recently I had the honor of moderating a virtual town hall with Vice President Joe Biden and essential workers who are the backbone of our country as we all navigate this unprecedented public health and economic crisis. The discussion gave these unsung heroes a chance …

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Shevrin Jones: COVID-19 crisis underscores need for guaranteed basic income

Every sector of our economy is and will be hit by this. I hope you and yours are staying healthy and safe during this ongoing crisis. There is no question that this has been an unprecedented few weeks as we navigate wide-reaching economic and public health challenges amid this pandemic. What this moment is showing …

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Opinion: “Shevrin Jones: The power of public schools”

We’re failing our educators and our kids by not paying them enough to make ends meet. As a product of Florida public schools and former educator in Broward County, I hold education and our local teachers close to my heart. I’m a firm believer that public education is the foundation of a strong, 21st-century democracy …

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Blavity: “Why Growing Up Black In America Is Still Full Of Taxing Obstacles”

[Opinion Editorial by Rep. Shevrin Jones]   The 2020 Democratic presidential contenders recently descended on Miami for the first primary debates, though the vast field only scratched the surface in discussing our society’s systemic inequities and injustices in a real way. While the fact that the deck is stacked against millions of Americans is already …

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