Police look into threatening letter sent to North Carolina mayor | The Hill

John Bowden, The Hill Vi Lyles, 68, the first black woman to serve as Charlotte’s mayor, referenced her experience growing up in the segregated South during a city council vote on a resolution condemning President Trump’s “racist and xenophobic comments.” (Travis Dove/For The Washington Post). Featured Image Police in Charlotte, N.C., are investigating after a […]

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Can Stacey Abrams Save American Democracy? | Vogue

Alexis Okeowo, Vogue After losing the contested Georgia gubernatorial race in 2018, “I sat shiva for 10 days,” Abrams says. “Then I started plotting.” Hair, Edward Lampley; makeup, Fara Homidi. Sittings Editor: Carlos Nazario Photographed by Ethan James Green, Vogue, September 2019. Featured Image IT’S AN INTOXICATINGLY HOT June afternoon in Atlanta, and scores of […]

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“It Wasn’t a Golden Age”: Cornel West Says Democrats Have to Reckon with Mixed Obama Legacy | Democracy Now!

Guest, Cornel West, Democracy Now! Anthony Barboza / Getty Images.Featured Image Harvard professor Cornel West joins us from Detroit, where he attended both nights of the Democratic debate. He talks about the troubling legacy of the Obama administration and why he is supporting Bernie Sanders again for president. AMY GOODMAN: Let’s go back to last […]

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Hayes has ‘heightened sense of awareness’ about security concerns | The CT Mirror

Ana Radelat, The CT Mirror Jahana Hayes, left, a Democrat running in the 5th Congressional District in Connecticut, listens to Massachusetts Congressional candidate Ayanna Pressley at Central Connecticut State University on Sunday at a forum for young voters. (Michael McAndrews / Special to the Courant). Featured Image Washington – With threats against members of Congress […]

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Kamala Harris proposes $100 billion plan for black homeownership | Politico

David Siders, Politico “A typical black family has just $10 of wealth for every $100 held by a white family,” Sen. Kamala Harris said. | David J. Phillip/AP Photo. Featured Image Kamala Harris, calling on the nation to “deal with the racial wealth gap,” on Saturday proposed a $100 billion federal program to help black […]

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