Day: August 31, 2018

National News

  Black candidates are winning

Gillum’s victory is the third major victory for a black Democrat in a Democratic gubernatorial primary field in 2018, following on the heels of wins by former NAACP president Ben Jealous in Maryland earlier this year and state Rep. Stacey Abrams in Georgia. Gillum and Jealous both emerged from crowded primaries, while Abrams crushed fellow […]readmore

National News

Sen. John McCain’s farewell statement:

“My fellow Americans, whom I have gratefully served for sixty years, and especially my fellow Arizonans, “Thank you for the privilege of serving you and for the rewarding life that service in uniform and in public office has allowed me to lead. I have tried to serve our country honorably. I have made mistakes, but […]readmore

What's Going On

SEPTEMBER 2018 Wonders never cease in America. On August 28, heretofore dark horse Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum won the Democratic gubernatorial nomination in the Deep South state of Florida!     In addition to Gillum’s progressive platform which favors health care, marijuana, immigration reform and a Trump impeachment, he had a well-organized grass-roots strategy. A FAMU alum, […]readmore

News around the Web

Knew Brooklyn

In April 2016, I was walking up Frederick Douglass Blvd. in Harlem heading to the A train to make it back to Broo klyn. As I crossed 115th Street, there was this advertisement for a realty company posted in the placard box at the bus stop. The ad centered around the face of a white […]readmore