Groundbreaking Night for Women and Diversity, While a Trump Critic Falls | The New York Times Ilhan Omar, a Minnesota state lawmaker, is poised to be one of the first Muslim women elected to Congress, winning the Democratic nomination in a left-leaning district.

Ilhan Omar, a Minnesota state lawmaker, is poised to be one of the first Muslim women elected to Congress, winning the Democratic nomination in a left-leaning district.

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Marilyn Mosby wins re-election in three-way race for Baltimore state’s attorney | The Baltimore Sun Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby won a contentious Democratic primary election Tuesday and became the city’s first top prosecutor to be re-elected in a dozen years after fending off weeks of attacks from her two challengers, defense attorney Ivan Bates and former prosecutor Thiru Vignarajah.

Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby won a contentious Democratic primary election Tuesday and became the city’s first top prosecutor to be re-elected in a dozen years after fending off weeks of attacks from her two challengers, defense attorney Ivan Bates and former prosecutor Thiru Vignarajah.

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New York Governor Restores Voting Rights to Parolees | Colorlines An estimated 35,000 residents, overwhelmingly Black and Latinx, stand to benefit from Andrew Cuomo’s executive order.

An estimated 35,000 residents, overwhelmingly Black and Latinx, stand to benefit from Andrew Cuomo’s executive order.

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Black politics 2.0: The post-Obama generation is so done with the Democratic Party’s old ways | Washington Post This is what the post-Obama era of black electoral politics looks like — and it is taking shape largely outside the daily headlines in Washington.

This is what the post-Obama era of black electoral politics looks like — and it is taking shape largely outside the daily headlines in Washington.

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As San Francisco mayor, London will share power with the poor | San Francisco Bay View The party that jeers at the consequences of white privilege ended up forcing a vote on the Board of Supervisors that replaced an African American woman as mayor with a white man who supervises the city’s wealthiest districts.

The party that jeers at the consequences of white privilege ended up forcing a vote on the Board of Supervisors that replaced an African American woman as mayor with a white man who supervises the city’s wealthiest districts.

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Black Construction Companies Working on $350 Million Obama Presidential Center | The Grio Now that Barack Obama is out of the White House, he’s making a statement on support for Black businesses with a huge deal for the Obama Presidential Center.

Now that Barack Obama is out of the White House, he’s making a statement on support for Black businesses with a huge deal for the Obama Presidential Center.

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