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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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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Kamala Harris would lean on presidential power, not Congress, for big plans | San Francisco Chronicle

Tal Kopan, San Francisco Chronicle Presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., would tackle her priorities using a novel set of executive actions that would require nothing from Congress.Photo: Jeff Chiu / Associated Press. Featured Image WASHINGTON — Kamala Harris has unveiled an ambitious set of policies as part of her presidential campaign that have a […]

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Activists say new Tennessee law aims to suppress African American votes | The Guardian

Khushbu Shah, The Guardian The Equity Alliance registered nearly 100,000 black voters in Tennessee during the midterm elections in 2018. Photograph: Frederic J Brown/AFP/Getty Images. Featured Image Tequila Johnson lists off laundromats, nightclubs and churches. Those are the places her team of 150 volunteers visited during the midterm elections last year, registering black voters across […]

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