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by Rashad Robinson

The Republican takeover of the Senate signals deep challenges that will gravely impact our families and communities. It’s a… Read More

Tim Scott Will Rise Again

Why White Conservatives Love Tim Scott

by Slate

Scott has said little on the racial controversies and civil rights issues of the last four years, from the killings of Trayvon Martin… Read More

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by Jason Johnson

I am sure that President Barack Obama hoped that the worst news he’d get last week was Michael Jordan’s assessment  Read More

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Muriel Bowser Ready to Lead D.C.

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When the screen over the Howard Theatre’s stage filled with the face of defeated D.C. mayoral candidate David Catania, Joe… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Even her name is media friendly. Mia Love instantly became the darling of the Republican Party on Wednesday, after being elected… Read More

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President Obama Did Not Lose Election Day

by #teamEBONY

In the end, there was no Republican wave. Indeed, ideologically it was barely a ripple. Unlike 2010, with the Tea Party, or 2006… Read More

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The Midterms Are Done...What Comes Next?

by Ray Baker

The midterm elections came with few surprises but one thing is clear: the balance of power in the Senate has changed hands, as Republicans… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

South Carolina's Tim Scott on Tuesday became the first African-American senator to win election in the South since Reconstruction. The… Read More

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Will Black Voters Lash Out at the Polls?

by Ted Johnson

With midterm elections well underway, the spotlight has once again turned to Black voters. One former Bush administration official… Read More

Yes, Voter ID Laws Are Racially-Motivated

Yes, Voter ID Laws Are Racially-Motivated

by Jason Johnson

The presidential election of 2008 was a pretty emotional experience for a lot of African Americans. Folks who never been compelled to… Read More

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