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Sen. Kamala Harris Officially Enters the 2020 Presidential Race with Bold Morality
February 1, 2019
A graduate of Howard University and a member of the AKA sorority, Harris’ rollout has been the most methodically of anyone who has entered the 2020 sweepstakes. Right down to the typography and campaign slogans, which are in the style of the historic 1970s campaign of the first Black woman ever elected to Congress, Shirley Chisholm, Sen. Harris’ rollout has reached for clarity. ... read more »
African Americans Were Russian Targets in 2016 Election
January 3, 2019
The Senate Intelligence Committee released two reports this week about Russian meddling in the 2016 election. They both highlight the efforts by the Internet Research Agency (IRA) in St. Petersburg to influence black voters. The IRA is owned by Yevgeny V. Prigozhin, a good friend of Russian President Vladimir Putin. ... read more »
California Moves 2020 Primary Up to March and Joins “Super Tuesday” Voting
December 27, 2018
Early voting in California’s primary will overlap with the traditional early nominating contests in Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada and South Carolina. That could force the sprawling field of Democrats to navigate those states as well as California’s notoriously complex landscape, where campaigning is done through paid political ads. ... read more »
In Defeat, Abrams Emerges as Leading Voting Rights Advocate
November 22, 2018
The Georgia Democrat, who came about 60,000 votes shy of becoming America’s first Black female governor, refused to follow the traditional script for defeated politicians who offer gracious congratulations to their victorious competitor and gently exit the stage. Instead, Abrams took an unapologetically indignant tone that established her as a leading voting rights advocate. ... read more »
Obama Tells Voters to Step Up Or ‘Things Can Get Worse’
September 13, 2018
Former President Barack Obama says the November midterm elections will give Americans "a chance to restore some sanity in our politics,'' taking another swipe at his successor as he raises his profile campaigning for fellow Democrats to regain control of the House.  ... read more »
Black Political Excellence
September 13, 2018
What is exciting about the Black political excellence is that it also represents a generational changing of the guard. ... read more »
Former GOP Chair Steele Says He Knows Identity of Op-Ed Writer
September 7, 2018
In an NNPA Newswire exclusive, Steele said the damning New York Times op-ed by a senior Trump administration official was likely written by a team of the president’s trusted hierarchy and it’s a clear signal that America is now witnessing a White House in utter chaos. ... read more »
Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun-Movies Opening August 31, 2018
August 23, 2018
Operation Finale (PG-13 for mature themes, disturbing images and some profanity) Historical drama recreating the top secret Israeli mission led by Mossad agent Peter Malkin (Oscar Isaac) to Argentina to capture Nazi fugitive Adolf Eichmann (Ben Kingsley), the architect of the Holocaust. With Melanie Laurent, Nick Kroll and Joe Alwyn. (In English and Spanish with subtitles) ... read more »
Warren: Criminal justice System ‘Racist’…’Front to Back’
August 9, 2018
While speaking at a historically black college, the Massachusetts senator identified some of the system's failures: disproportionate arrests of African Americans for petty drug possession; an overloaded public defender system; and state laws that keep convicted felons from voting even after their sentences are complete. ... read more »
Girls Build Leadership Summit offers advice to over 10,000 L.A. Young Women 
December 21, 2017
On Friday December 15, the L.A. Convention center was taken over literally by 10,000 female middle and high school students from the 6th to the 12th grade. ... read more »
FACT CHECK: Trump off on black homeownership, trade
December 15, 2017
In his Alabama-ish rally, President Donald Trump falsely stated that black homeownership has hit a record high under his stewardship and made the dubious claim that he set Canada’s prime minister straight on the state of trade between the two countries. ... read more »
Pasadena Vice Mayor John J. Kennedy and Hillary Clinton captured together for book signing
December 7, 2017
Pasadena Vice Mayor John J. Kennedy and Hillary Clinton captured together for book signing ... read more »
Photo of the Week
December 7, 2017
Pasadena Vice Mayor John J. Kennedy, shares a moment with former Secretary of State and 2017 Democratic Presidential Nominee Hillary Rodham Clinton at a book signing in Pasadena, California hosted by Kennedy. ... read more »
Democrats and Mainstream Media Come to Rescue of Harvey Weinstein’s White Female Accusers But Continue to Ignore Death of Gemmel Moore
October 12, 2017
Just three days after a New York Times investigation detailed numerous incidents of alleged sexual harassment by media mogul Harvey Weinstein, the board of directors at The Weinstein Company fired him. ... read more »
Sen. Sanders endorses Ben Jealous for Maryland governor
July 20, 2017
Sanders says Jealous has had a lifetime of courageous activism and can speak to every community. ... read more »
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