Politics

Instagram Deleted the Dream Defenders Page After the GOP Debate

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While social media lit up with commentary about Thursday night’s Republican presidential debate, The Dream Defenders launched a campaign of their own. The group, which advocates about everything from ending police violence and racial justice, to getting more young people to vote, launched #KKKorGOP, which asked people...

#GOPDebate: Ben Carson Was the Only Candidate Asked About Race, Coincidence?

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Thursday night, Republican candidates squared off in the first presidential debate of the 2016 race, and boy was it interesting to watch. The night began with Donald Trump and moderator Megyn Kelly butting heads over his disparaging comments on women. Kelly, a popular Fox News host, pressed...

Open Thread: What Do You Want to Hear From Candidates During the #GOPDebate?

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The 2016 race for the White House is officially kicking off tonight with the first Republican presidential debate. Tonight, 10 candidates will square off on Fox News to answer questions about everything from immigration and the Obama Administration’s nuclear deal with Iran, to women’s health...

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake Makes History As First Black Woman To Lead Conference Of Mayors

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2015 is turning out to be a pretty good year so far for Black women in politics and Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is the latest woman of color to make history with her success. Rawlings-Blake was recently appointed to the top position in the United...

Of Course Stacey Dash Wants Donald Trump to Be President

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Sponsors may be cutting ties with Donald Trump after his offensive remarks about Mexican immigrants, but Fox News commentator Stacey Dash wants a guy like Trump in the White House. On a recent episode of Outnumbered, Dash told her co-hosts she’s down with #TeamTrump because...

Ivy Taylor Wins Close Race to Become First Black Mayor of San Antonio

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Ivy Taylor just made history. The Yale grad won a hard-fought race to become the first Black mayor of San Antonio, Texas, the seventh largest municipality in the U.S. and a majority Hispanic city. After being appointed interim mayor last summer when Julian Castro left to...