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Andrew Gillum May Seek Recount in Florida Governor’s Race

by Teddy Grant   Nov 08, 2018

Andrew Gillum, who was in the running to be Florida’s first African-American governor, said on Thursday that he is open to the idea of... Read More

19 Black Women Won Judicial Seats in Texas

19 Black Women Won Judicial Seats in Texas

by Teddy Grant   Nov 08, 2018

The 2018 midterm elections brought in a historic wave of female candidates throughout the political spectrum. Local judicial contests in Houston saw 19 Black... Read More

Stacey Abrams, Brian Kemp, Georgia

Stacey Abrams Considers Going to Court, Kemp Resigns as Secretary of State

by Teddy Grant   Nov 08, 2018

Republican Brian Kemp has declared victory in Georgia’s gubernatorial race, while Stacey Abrams readies legal action to take the fight to the courts, writes... Read More

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12 People Killed in Mass Shooting at California Bar

by Teddy Grant   Nov 08, 2018

A gunman shot and killed 12 people, including a police officer, inside a bar in Thousand Oaks, California, on Wednesday. He was found dead... Read More

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Jeff Sessions Fired as Attorney General by Trump

by Teddy Grant   Nov 07, 2018

Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigned from his post on Wednesday, ending a strenuous tenure as the nation’s top lawyer, CNN reports. Sessions was let... Read More

Stacey Abrams, Brian Kemp, Georgia

Stacey Abrams Stays in Georgia’s Gov. Race, Kemp Declares Victory

by Teddy Grant   Nov 07, 2018

Update: 11/7/18 5:35 p.m. Stacey Abrams is committed to staying in the race for Georgia governor and is calling for supporters who may have... Read More

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Donald Trump Claims Black Reporter Asked ‘Racist’ Question

by Christina Santi   Nov 07, 2018

President Donald Trump accused Yamiche Alcindor, a White House correspondent for PBS NewsHour, of asking a “racist” question during press conference at the executive... Read More

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Women Candidates Make History in Midterm Elections

by Teddy Grant   Nov 07, 2018

Women made history in the 2018 midterm elections, securing more than 100 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives for the first time. Thirty-one... Read More

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Maxine Waters May Run House Financial Services Committee After Dem Win

by Teddy Grant   Nov 07, 2018

Rep. Maxine Water will most likely become the chair of the House’s Financial Services Committee following the Democrats’ victory in the midterm elections on... Read More

Over $100K Raised for Teacher Who Fought Student Over Racial Slurs

Over $100K Raised for Teacher Who Fought Student Over Racial Slurs

by Jessica Bennett   Nov 07, 2018

A Los Angeles teacher arrested for fighting a student is receiving support from hundreds of strangers after video of the teen spewing hate speech... Read More