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How 2018 Became the ‘Year of the Black Progressive’

*/ ]]> It’s too soon to award the moniker, but 2018 may well be remembered as the political “Year of the Black Progressive,” much as 1992 was the “Year of the Woman.” Black women are taking office as mayors in major cities such [...]
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French Hill condemns campaign ad warning black men of ‘lynchings when a white girl screams rape’

A Republican U.S. House candidate in Arkansas criticized an outside group’s ad that caused political jaws on Twitter to drop to the floor. The ad, paid for the group Black Americans for the President’s Agenda, is playing on Arkansas radio [...]
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Only black GOP woman in Congress running in Trump-wary Utah

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – The first black female Republican in Congress is facing a tough challenge from a well-known Democratic mayor in a largely suburban Utah district where many say they are wary of President Donald Trump. U.S. Rep. Mia [...]
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Trump makes post-Kanye West appeal to black voters, asked them to ‘honor’ GOP with support

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President Trump on Friday asked for black voters to come over and support Republicans, making the appeal a day after rapper Kanye West broke with Democrats to laud the president for rekindling the American spirit. Mr. Trump said he was asking [...]
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Gillum’s upset win in Florida swells the surge of black leaders

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With Andrew Gillum’s defeat of former Rep. Gwen Graham, Democrats will send three black nominees for governor to November’s general elections. | Joe Rondone/Tallahassee Democrat via AP Democrats are sending three black nominees [...]
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The first black speaker?

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The next speaker of the House could be a black Democrat. And Congress would never be the same. In 230 years, there’s never been a black speaker, or any black lawmaker seriously in the running for the post. That could change [...]
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Drudge Sirens! Alex Jones Meat Sweats! Barack Obama Begging Jay-Z To Make Black People Stop Loving Trump So Much!

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Here is an obviously true story for your Tuesday morning: REPORT: OBAMA PLEADS WITH JAY-Z TO PREVENT OTHER HIP HOP ARTISTS MEETING WITH TRUMP… https://t.co/2LWm0qYR1L — DRUDGE REPORT (@DRUDGE_REPORT) May 21, 2018 Oh, DRUDGE! We [...]
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Snubbed in past, black Dems seek big gains in 2018

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A network of Democratic donors and operatives are organizing an ambitious effort to elect African-American candidates for governor and Congress in 2018 — politicians who have often been overlooked by the party’s predominantly [...]
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Yes, You Can Go To Jail For Being Too Blackkety Black, Y’all

5 months ago | 0 comment
Why isn’t the NRA defending this lawful gun owner? As if black people didn’t have enough to worry about with The Keebler Klanner Jeff Sessions in charge of the Justice Department, we now have a brand new threat: Negrotanamo. Rather than [...]
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For a Black Girl in London, It’s the Summer of Meghan Markle

5 months ago | 0 comment
Ms. Markle is her new cause. In the weeks leading up to the wedding, she has pricked her ears to the media coverage, bristling at any criticism of Ms. Markle, including of her clothing. “I started getting mad, like, ‘Why are you criticizing [...]