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WASHINGTON | Black female Democrats call for changes in party

WASHINGTON— Insurgent Democratic women running for Congress are pushing the party to rethink its approach to politics if they retake control of Capitol Hill in the fall. At the annual meeting of the Congressional Black Caucus Friday, black female candidates who prevailed in primaries over established incumbents said it’s time for a conversation about how … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Black female Democrats call for changes in party

WASHINGTON | Black female Democrats urge party to rethink future

WASHINGTON — Insurgent Democratic women running for Congress are pushing the party to rethink its approach to politics if they retake control of Capitol Hill in the fall. At the annual meeting of the Congressional Black Caucus Friday, black female candidates who prevailed in primaries over established incumbents said it’s time for a conversation about … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Black female Democrats urge party to rethink future

CARTHAGE, N.C. | Social justice movement veterans help Poor People’s Campaign

CARTHAGE, N.C. — As the Poor People’s Campaign launches a new initiative, its charismatic leader is working with the generation of civil rights leaders who stood by the Rev. Martin Luther King’s side and continued his efforts to stamp out poverty and racism after his assassination. “The movement for love and justice and truth is … Continue reading CARTHAGE, N.C. | Social justice movement veterans help Poor People’s Campaign

CUTHBERT, Ga. | Black voters energized amid outcry over polling places

CUTHBERT, Ga. — Officials in a predominantly black Georgia county fired a consultant amid widespread backlash to a proposal that would close most polling places in the area three months ahead of a potentially historic election. Consultant Mike Malone had advocated consolidating the polling sites after he was hired in April. Randolph County lawyer Tommy … Continue reading CUTHBERT, Ga. | Black voters energized amid outcry over polling places

CUTHBERT, Ga. | Consultant fired amid anger over plan to shut polling places

CUTHBERT, Ga. — Officials in a predominantly black Georgia county fired a consultant amid widespread backlash to a proposal that would close most polling places in the area three months ahead of a potentially historic election. Consultant Mike Malone had advocated consolidating the polling sites after he was hired in April. Randolph County lawyer Tommy … Continue reading CUTHBERT, Ga. | Consultant fired amid anger over plan to shut polling places