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As debate roils around whether Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh should be judged for a sexual assault alleged to have happened when he was 17, researchers note that black boys seldom get that kind of consideration for 'youthful indiscretions.'

  • Sep 21, 2018

The comments by the Republican nominee were criticized as racially tinged. Gillum would be the state’s first black governor.

  • Aug 29, 2018

He is one of two African Americans seeking a governorship in the South in November.

  • Aug 29, 2018

If he gets the Democratic Party's nod, the Tallahassee mayor would be the first African American to win a major-party nomination for governor in the state.

  • Aug 28, 2018

The move, voted down Friday by the Randolph County Board of Elections, was seen as an effort to suppress black voters and triggered ferocious pushback.

  • Aug 24, 2018

The move comes ahead of a scheduled Friday vote on a plan that has angered voting rights activists.

  • Aug 23, 2018

The proposal affecting a majority-black area has raised suspicions of voter suppression.

  • Aug 18, 2018

Although Brian Kemp is not required to step down as secretary of state, activists say it poses an ethical dilemma for him to be a candidate and overseer of the gubernatorial election.

  • Aug 8, 2018

The primary runoffs Tuesday will choose candidates in Atlanta suburban districts with changing demographics.

  • Jul 24, 2018

In the same way that Ocasio-Cortez defied the odds to defeat 10-term Rep. Joseph Crowley in New York Tuesday, Pressley is looking to defeat longtime Rep. Michael Capuano in the September primary.

  • Jun 28, 2018
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