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Meet Malcolm Kenyatta, Who Just Made Political History In Pennsylvania

History was made in Pennsylvania yesterday. First, Representative-elect Helen Tai won a special election for Pennsylvania House District 178, which has been Republican since 1983, flipping the district from red to blue. 358 more words

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Calling black people "articulate" and "well-spoken" is not a compliment

Back in 2013, Clarksdale mayoral candidate Marco McMillian’s body was found after he was missing for a couple of days. A suspect has been arrested, and someone allegedly admitted to McMillian’s murder. 833 more words

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Is Eric Holder A Legitimate Hope For President In 2020?

“If I were going to do it, I would do it because I would think I would have concluded that I could maybe unify the country, because it’s bigger than any one person.” 829 more words

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Little Known Black History Fact: Willie Herenton

While J.O. Patterson Jr. is technically the first Black mayor of Memphis, this after serving in an interim role, Willie Herenton was the first Black mayor to be elected. 258 more words

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Obama's Foundation Hopes To Inspire Young People

Former President Barack Obama would like to create “a million young Barack Obamas” to run the next stage in the “relay race that is human progress,” the Washington Examiner reported. 233 more words

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Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Asks Entire Cabinet To Resign

Trimming the fat or shedding dead weight? Call it what you will, but new Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms’ City Hall will soon be receiving a massive amount of job applications if she has her way. 382 more words

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