President Donald Trump gives State of the Union as Vice President Mike Pence and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi watch. PHOTOs by Cheriss May/Trice Edney News Wire

State of the Union: Trump calls for ‘choosing greatness’ as black leaders say his ‘racist rhetoric’ overshadows hope for change

MISSISSIPPI LINK — The lofty words of the president resonated little with Democrats and black leaders. […read more]

Former President Barack Obama, Vice President Pence and Oprah Winfrey have traveled to Georgia to campaign for Stacey Abrams, turnout votes and focus on early voting.
Black History

Election Day 2018: Three key statewide contests featuring an African American running for Governor

NNPA NEWSWIRE — “In a race marred by blatant examples of voter suppression and voting machine irregularities the NAACP Georgia State Conference partnering with Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law won an injunction against the use of the controversial voter regulating software – Exact Match,” noted the NAACP in a November 2 press release. […read more]