This is an all-hands-on-deck moment for American democracy | The Washington Post

Dana Milbank, The Washington Post Anthony Lanzilote/Bloomberg via Getty Images. Featured Image This is no time to be on the sidelines. Stacey Abrams: Stand up and be counted. “I do not want to serve in the Senate,” says the hugely popular former Georgia Democratic gubernatorial nominee. Steve Bullock: Stand up and be counted. “My talents […]

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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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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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