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Stacey Abrams New Run For Georgia Governor: Four Things To Watch

With a rematch between the voting rights advocate and incumbent governor, there’s a few things to look for.
12/02/2021

Andre Dickens Wins Atlanta Mayoral Race To Become City’s 61st Mayor

The city councilman surged past city council president Felecia Moore to take the city’s top job, replacing Keisha Lance Bottoms.
12/01/2021

Civil Rights Groups Join to Offer Scorecard on Elected Officials’ Voting Records

National Urban League CEO Marc Morial explained the need for the report.
11/11/2021

Dem Lawmakers Cry Foul After Senate GOP Rejects Voting Rights Bill

In a close vote, Republicans thwart the legislation that would have protected vulnerable Americans from voter suppression.
11/04/2021

Black Voters Make A Variety Of Choices On Mayors and Ballot Issues In Major Cities

In Atlanta candidates are headed to a runoff, while in New York, Detroit and Cleveland, the choice was clear and in Pittsburgh, history was made.
11/03/2021

8 Critical Mayoral Elections Happening In U.S. Cities

From Seattle to New York and several cities in between, voters will decide in major races who will lead them.
11/01/2021

How NY Attorney General Letitia James’ Expected Gubernatorial Run Announcement Changes The Political Field

Her rise in the political universe could make her the first Black woman to win the position in U.S. history, but the path ahead still has challenges.
10/28/2021

EXCLUSIVE: Sen. Chuck Schumer Promises a Solution to GOP-Led Efforts to Curb Voting Rights

Despite being blocked by Republicans, the Senate Majority Leader says he is confident that voting rights will be protected.
10/26/2021

National Black Voter Day 2021: Advocates For Voting Rights Push Back Against Republican-Led Attacks

Challenges are mounting against voter suppression tactics.
09/17/2021

Gavin Newsom Easily Survives California Governor Recall, Thwarting Larry Elder

The conservative did not get nearly enough votes.
09/15/2021

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Makes A Fashion and Political Statement With Met Gala Dress

'Tax the rich' trended shortly afterward.
09/14/2021