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September 20, 2022
Black Americans have always been underrepresented in elective office. But we could see an increase in representation after the elections.
February 16, 2022
Gerrymandering is a racist practice used by Republicans to reduce the number of Black candidates who can be elected to public office.
October 10, 2021
Texas gubernatorial candidate Allen West, who is unvaccinated says that he’s tested positive for COVID-19 but is recovering.
With a record number of Black candidates running for office this year, there has been a lot of excitement about what their wins could mean in November.
Lucy McBath
July 22, 2018
Lucy McBath, gun control activist and the mother of slain teen Jordan Davis, is set for a runoff election this coming Tuesday against Atlanta businessman Kevin Abel for the Democratic nomination in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District.
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
October 4, 2013
NEW YORK — Despite conceding the Democratic primary to former federal prosecutor Kenneth Thompson last month, Brooklyn District Attorney Charles J. Hynes announced Thursday he will reenter the race as a Republican.
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
September 23, 2013
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 …
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
April 10, 2012
theGRIO REPORT – President Barack Obama’s historic election shattered a racial glass ceiling for the nation’s highest office, but African-Americans are still struggling to win other major offices….
June 15, 2010
The number of African Americans winning political offices hasn’t increase since Obama won. The black political community says these stats are ‘disappointing’…