Rick Wade

All-black US Senate race set for SC

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rick Wade, the former Commerce Department official and national African-American vote director for President Barack Obama, will run for the United States Senate against Tim Scott ...
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Terror attack inside Kenyan mall

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Helicopters circling overhead, Kenya's military launched a major operation Sunday at an upscale Nairobi mall and said it had rescued "most" of the hostages being held captive by al-Qaida-linked militants during a two-day standoff that killed at least 68 people and injured 175...
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De Blasio's primary finish a win for blacks

OPINION - Call it 'afro-mentum' Call it the dawning of the Age of Aquarius. Either way, Bill de Blasio's sweeping victory in the New York Democratic primary for mayor is a hint of change progressives can believe in...

5 ways 9/11 changed everything

theGRIO REPORT - Twelve years later, with a new administration in office, and the country once again considering middle action in the Middle East (in fact, in the country next door to Iraq -- Syria); we look back on the many ways 9/11 changed everything...