(1990) Bush Vetoes Civil Rights Bill | The Washington Post

Facebook0Twitter0MailAnn Devroy , The Washington Post President Bush yesterday vetoed the Civil Rights Act of 1990, prompting the sharpest criticism he has endured from women, unions, blacks and other minorities since taking office. In a three-page veto message to Congress, Bush said that “despite the use of the term ‘civil rights,’ ” the legislation “actually […]

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Deval Patrick to Announce He Will Not Run for President in 2020 | The New York Times Deval Patrick, the former two-term Democratic governor of Massachusetts, plans to announce shortly that he will not run for president in 2020, according to a person close to Mr. Patrick.

Deval Patrick, the former two-term Democratic governor of Massachusetts, plans to announce shortly that he will not run for president in 2020, according to a person close to Mr. Patrick.

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Scott suspends Broward’s controversial election chief before she can quit early | Politico

Facebook0Twitter0MailMarc Caputo , Politico Broward County Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes explains to the canvassing board the discrepancy in vote counts during the hand count at the Broward County Supervisor of Elections office in Lauderhill, Fla., on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018. (Mike Stocker/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP). Featured Image MIAMI — Before she could retire […]

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Senator Tim Scott Sinks Thomas Farr’s Judicial Nomination Amid Racial Controversy | The New York Times The Republican Party, Mr. Scott told reporters, is “not doing a very good job of avoiding the obvious potholes on race in America.”

The Republican Party, Mr. Scott told reporters, is “not doing a very good job of avoiding the obvious potholes on race in America.”

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Mississippi’s black Republicans stick with Hyde-Smith | McClatchy DC BILOXI, MISSISSIPPI African American Republicans in Mississippi are standing by Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith in Tuesday’s Senate runoff, despite her comment expressing a willingness to attend a public hanging — a quip that’s triggered painful reminders of the state’s history of lynching blacks.

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African American Republicans in Mississippi are standing by Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith in Tuesday’s Senate runoff, despite her comment expressing a willingness to attend a public hanging — a quip that’s triggered painful reminders of the state’s history of lynching blacks.

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What’s up with all those Black Men who voted for the Republican in the Georgia Governor’s race? | The Washington Post White female voters in Georgia showed little interest in helping black women fulfill their dream of electing Stacey Abrams as governor, which would have made her the first African American woman to head a state in the nation’s history.

White female voters in Georgia showed little interest in helping black women fulfill their dream of electing Stacey Abrams as governor, which would have made her the first African American woman to head a state in the nation’s history.

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HBCUs​ Set Foundation for Black Politicians in Key Positions | The Washington Informer What Kamala Harris, Alma Adams, Andrew Gillum and Stacey Abrams all have in common, in addition to being influential in U.S. politics, is they’re graduates of historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) — Howard University, North Carolina A&T, Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University and Spelman College.

What Kamala Harris, Alma Adams, Andrew Gillum and Stacey Abrams all have in common, in addition to being influential in U.S. politics, is they’re graduates of historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) — Howard University, North Carolina A&T, Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University and Spelman College.

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The Abrams Machine Is Not Done Yet | The Atlantic Democrat Stacey Abrams acknowledged that Republican Brian Kemp would become Georgia’s governor, but she promised to continue her fight against voter suppression.

Democrat Stacey Abrams acknowledged that Republican Brian Kemp would become Georgia’s governor, but she promised to continue her fight against voter suppression.

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Why Isn’t Voter Suppression A Crime? | Medium

Facebook0Twitter0MailWilliam Spivey , Medium Illustration by Curt Merlo. Featured Image Voter suppression is illegal, but is it a crime? Voter intimidation is a crime; threatening, coercing, or attempting either is punishable by fine, imprisonment for up to one year, or both. Voting illegally could get you sent to jail, depending on your color and who […]

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