Politics

2014 Midterm Elections: Don’t Forget to Make Your Vote Count!

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If you are invested in the issues that are near and dear to your heart – then you must make the midterm elections count by visiting your local polling booth today. Women and minorities have a greater chance of swaying votes and changing the order...

Should There Be Laws Against Street Harassment? The New York Times Weighs In

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It seems that people, or mainstream news outlets rather are finally taking notice of the problem that is street harassment. The New York Times recently made it a discussion topic for their Room for Debate feature. The question: ‘Do We Need a Law Against Catcalling?’ There were...

Five Black Politicians That You Need to Know In Time for Election Day

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Like most of you know, Election Day is November 4. So, yeah, it’s right around the corner, and I’m sure many of you have already done your civic duty early and are proudly donning your “I Voted” sticker for the world to see. However, for...

Fox News Contributor Stacey Dash Accuses Democratic Party of ‘Plantation Mentality’

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The 2014 midterm elections are upon us which means that political parties are pulling out all the stops and bringing out the big guns. Enter Stacey Dash who continues to stan for the Republican Party, but this time she didn’t just put down the Democratic...

Record Number of Black Candidates Running for Federal Office

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With less than a month before the 2014 midterm elections, news has emerged that a record number of African Americans are running for federal office this year. However, some experts find that these advances in elected office have been met by increased racial polarization in...

Supreme Court Rules 5-4 in Favor of Republican Plan to Limit Early Voting in Ohio

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The conservative Supreme Court continued to disenfranchise the people and curb their access to the ballot box with its 5-4 decision that cleared the way Monday for Ohio to restrict early voting in the state, on the eve of the day it was to start....