Lucy McBath Wins Georgia Congressional Race Against Karen Handel | The New York Times Lucy McBath, the gun control and racial justice activist whose son was killed in a 2012 shooting, is now headed to Congress, after winning a razor-thin election decided Thursday morning.

Lucy McBath, the gun control and racial justice activist whose son was killed in a 2012 shooting, is now headed to Congress, after winning a razor-thin election decided Thursday morning.

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‘Black girl magic’: 19 black women ran for judge in Texas county – and all 19 won | The Guardian Victories mark unprecedented level of success for black female judicial candidates in Harris county, which includes Houston

Victories mark unprecedented level of success for black female judicial candidates in Harris county, which includes Houston

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Stacey Abrams’s Prescription for a Maternal-Health Crisis | The Atlantic Georgia is one of the riskiest places in the country for black women to have a child. That fact could make the difference in the governor's race.

Georgia is one of the riskiest places in the country for black women to have a child. That fact could make the difference in the governor’s race.

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The Trump Era Is Destroying Black Civics, but Delivering Black Votes | The Atlantic A new survey from The Atlantic and the Public Religion Research Institute finds that the past two years have eroded African American participation in politics and activism, even in a watershed election year for minorities.

A new survey from The Atlantic and the Public Religion Research Institute finds that the past two years have eroded African American participation in politics and activism, even in a watershed election year for minorities.

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N.C. Man Charged with Ethnic Intimidation after Brandishing Weapon at Black Poll Worker | Atlanta Black Star Police have arrested a man accused of harassing and threatening to assault a Black campaign worker at an early-voting location in Charlotte, N.C., on Wednesday.

Police have arrested a man accused of harassing and threatening to assault a Black campaign worker at an early-voting location in Charlotte, N.C., on Wednesday.

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America’s Weaponized Attorneys General | The Atlantic Both parties have taken the gloves off in the midterm elections as they fight for advantage in more than 30 attorneys-general races across the country.

Both parties have taken the gloves off in the midterm elections as they fight for advantage in more than 30 attorneys-general races across the country.

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