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Yara Shahidi Launches ‘Eighteen x 18’ Initiative Encouraging The Youth To Vote In This Years Midterm Elections

Our girl, actress, and activist, Yara Shahidi has just turned 18 and for the big 1-8, she has decided to activate a voter initiative entitled …

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Paula-Mae Weekes Makes History As First Woman President Of Trinidad And Tobago

Island nation Trinidad and Tobago elected Paula-Mae Weekes to presidential office and the woman in charge has officially taken over.  This is the first time …

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There Has Been A Significant Decline In U.S Imprisonment Among African Americans And No One Is Talking About It

There has been a significant decline in the U.S imprisonment rate over the past six years. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, African Americans …

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NAACP Files Lawsuit Against Trump Administration Over Ending Protected Status For Haitians

The Donald Trump presidency has come with unfortunate unprecedented and unwelcome changes to society.  As many step up and take sides, vocally speaking out and …

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Oprah Winfrey May Consider A 2020 Presidential Campaign

During the 2017 Golden Globes, Oprah Winfrey became the first black woman to recieve the coveted Cecil B. DeMille award for her work in television, …

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Happy Birthday Shirley Chisholm, The First Black Woman To Run For President

On this day, November 30th,  in 1924, the first Black woman to run for President was Shirley Chisholm. Shirley Anita Chisholm was an American politician, …

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Trans Woman Andrea Jenkins Makes History With Election Win

 

Andrea Jenkins, transgender activist wins political race as voters in Minneapolis vote for her seat on the Minnneapolis City Council.  This win …

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Meet Hashim Walters, The Youngest Candidate To Run For Mayor In New Orleans

Over the last handful of years, we have witnessed Millennials and the youth do unthinkable things to improve society and leave a lasting impact. At …

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Kalief Browder’s Brother, Akeem Browder Is Running For Mayor Of NYC

Akeem Browder has lost his brother and his mother all to a faulty and unfair justice system. Browder plans to carry on their legacy …

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Compton’s Youngest Mayor Aja Brown Wins A 2nd Term In Office

Aja Brown became the youngest person to be elected mayor of Compton, California at the age of 31 in 2013.

The young politician …

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5 Ways Millennials Can Get More Involved In Politics This Black History Month

The new White House administration has many of us feeling helpless, scared and anxious for the future. It’s caused us to feel like there’s nothing we …

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21-Year-Old Jewell Jones Becomes The Youngest Elected State Representative

Full-time political science and finance student at the University of Michigan-Dearborn student Jewell Jones might be giving President Obama a run for his money when …