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Election Day 2018: Three key statewide contests featuring an African American running for Governor

In Georgia, Stacey Abrams is running against Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp.

COMMENTARY: Three Misconceptions About the Black Vote

Black people do vote. Let’s stop perpetuating the myth that Black people don’t vote.

Race issues big part of Florida governor’s race

The issue of race opened up Florida’s gubernatorial challenge. And race is what may seal the deal on who gets a pass to move into the Governor’s Mansion.

Election Day 2018: What New York voters need to know

New Yorkers can officially begin heading to the polls. NY polls will be open from 6 a.m. until 9 p.m.

2018 General Election Endorsements

Check out who we are endorsing for the 2018 Midterm Elections

Local elected officials advocate denounce Trump's proposal to end birthright citizenship

Tuesday, City Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez and City Council Member Carlos Menchaca held a news conference to denounce what they believe is a disregard of our U.S. Constitution.

Trump looks to end birthright citizenship for some U.S.-born babies

President Donald Trump says he wants to order the end of the constitutional right to citizenship for babies of non-citizens and unauthorized immigrants born in the United States.

Early voting numbers signal big turnout for midterms as voter suppression looms

In Georgia, close to three times the number of people who voted early during the last midterm election have voted early.

INSIDE A TRUMP RALLY: What are Black Trump supporters thinking?

By now, no one should be surprised that Kanye West is a fan of President Donald Trump.

‘Potential’ explosives sent to Obama, Clintons’ homes days after billionaire NY philanthropist is targeted

The United States Secret Service intercepted two potential explosive devices earlier this week that were addressed to former President Barack Obama and the Chappaque home where Hillary Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, live

City Council Member Jumaane Williams and Assemblymember Michael Blake announce campaigns for Public Advocate

Brooklyn City Council Member Jumaane Williams and Bronx Assemblymember Michael Blake announce their plans to run for Public Advocate.

Black women voters seek to shake up midterms

National Newspaper Publishers Association President and CEO Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., heralded 2018 as “payback year” for African Americans and other minorities who have suffered on the new presidential administration policies and it that seems Black women are in ...

I have a felony conviction. Can I vote?

Many people wonder, “Can a convicted felon vote?” and assume the laws have restricted their rights.

Senators urge Trump Administration to halt deportation of Mauritanians

Harris, Thompson, Nadler, Lofgren, Beatty Lead Lawmakers in Letter to Urge Administration to Halt Deportation of Black Mauritanians

How 3 Black candidates are running post-Obama

When Trayvon Martin, a 17-year-old Black Florida high school student, was shot to death by a neighborhood watchman, African-Americans — voters, bloggers, columnists, lawmakers, activists and academics — wanted to hear from the nation’s first Black president.