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Can Stacey Abrams win over white voters in the South? This supporter says ‘yes’ (VIDEO)

Right outside of Stacey Abrams campaign headquarters in Atlanta, GA, Thomas Fellows was on a mission. The local author and sales team coach at Morehouse College, had stopped by unannounced hoping to run into Abrams, Georgia’s democratic gubernatorial candidate, and hand over a letter he wrote for her. “Hey, I’m ...

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Obama headed to Miami to campaign with Andrew Gillum ahead of heated Florida race

It was only a matter of time before Democratic rising star Andrew Gillum and former President Barack Obama‘s path’s crossed. Monday, it was announced that Obama is scheduled to stump with Florida’s two top-of-ticket candidates, Gillum and U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, in Miami on Friday, which is only four days ...

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Georgia’s gubernatorial race could be a bellwether for Democrats nationally

Democrats haven’t won a major statewide office in Georgia since 2000, but this year’s gubernatorial race in the state is a tossup. As a political scientist who studies elections and lives in Georgia, I’ve been watching this race closely. Polls have the Republican candidate, Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp, ...

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Grieving family and supporters of college freshman killed by drunk driver attend court

On Friday, a suspect who caused a crash that killed a college freshman home for her mother’s birthday, made his first court appearance and faced her grieving family. Kennedy Segars, 18, was killed in a car accident after a man charged with DUI hit the back of her car as ...

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Details about hate group, ‘The Proud Boys’ at the center of a brawl in New York City

The NYPD has often been accused of showing preferential treatment to white citizens and conservative groups, and now their critics have a visual aid to prove that point. This weekend, videos and pictures of an alt-right group of white men who call themselves, The Proud Boys went viral, showing a ...

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VIDEO: Manifesto explains what’s at stake and what we demand for the midterm elections

When most of the people in power don’t look like you, it’s hard to relate sometimes, let alone believe, that change is possible. It’s important to remember though that this is exactly what the powerful count on: you not showing up. All the more reason to prove them wrong. In ...

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OPINION: It’s time for Black women to stop caping a white feminist agenda

As a male supporter to Black women, I hope my sisters finally got the message that white women are not their allies. Maine Sen. Susan Collins support of Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court was the ultimate betrayal of one woman against many. Ever since Hillary Clinton’s presidential nomination, ...

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Kid turns racial bullying on its head through viral movement

A California boy’s anti-bullying movement after being called the N-word in a horrific incident is going nationwide, the Fresno Bee is reporting. The incident in question took place on a Wednesday last month. Tarrick Walker, 12, walked onto a basketball court at Kings River-Hardwick School in Hanford, Calif., to play ...

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Banned from teaching? Harvard Law School drops Brett Kavanaugh from faculty

Last week during his Senate Judiciary temper tantrum, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh said that the mounting sexual assault allegations would cause him to be unable to teach or coach again. On Monday, the first domino to fall came when Harvard Law School announced that Kavanaugh would no longer teach ...

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Is Senator Cory Booker trying to hide his new bae?

As someone on the shortlist of Democrats who could challenge President Donald Trump in 2020, New Jersey Democratic Senator Cory Booker has long been been eyed as having what it takes to get the job done, part of which includes playing certain things close to the vest. Whether it’s his ...

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