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Mondale Robinson is the founder of the Black Male Voter Project, an organization that uses non-traditional approaches to reach Black men. Robinson is a graduate of Livingstone College, where he received his bachelor’s degree in political science along with a concentration in African and Latin American politics. He is passionate about the expansion of democracy…

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Ella Jones has made history by becoming the first Black mayor of Ferguson, Missouri. On Tuesday evening,  June 2, 2020, it was announced that Jones had defeated Councilwoman Heather Robinett by securing 54 percent of the overall vote. The moment is significant because of the racial dynamics of Ferguson, which were highlighted during the shooting…

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The most recent Georgia gubernatorial race was full of highly charged divisive politics and accusations of racism by some candidates. The failed campaign of Georgia state Sen. Michael Williams (R), was a prime example of such tactics. Edwards infamously drove around in what he called a “deportation bus,” with messages that called for the arrest…

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The recent Georgia election that featured a hotly contested gubernatorial race is still in the news. The state is on the verge of a mandatory recount and possible runoff between Democratic candidate Stacy Abrams and her Republican challenger Brian Kemp. At issue are several thousand votes that have not been counted under Kemp’s watch overseeing…

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As the campaign of Andrew Gillum, the Tallahassee mayor and Democratic candidate for Florida governor, is gaining steam, a shocking revelation has come to light. It turns out that an undercover FBI agent surreptitiously gave Gillum tickets to the hit Broadway musical “Hamilton.” The New York Post is reporting that the FBI agent, using the name…

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Ever since Trump was elected President, many voters have yearned for an alternative to his racist, misogynistic, and narcissistic behavior. After 45 male presidents, there is hope that a woman will one day be elected to the office. For some, it was Hillary Clinton; for others the names included former first lady Michelle Obama and the iconic…

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Last Tuesday’s Georgia primary election had a host of runoffs and razor-thin margins of victory for many candidates. Now, Dekalb County, Georgia, leaders that include Attorney Mawuli Davis and Gerald Griggs, SCLC leader Nate Miller and NAACP leader Teresa Hardy and candidate Pastor Sabrina McKenzie are raising an alarm for voters. At issue are outstanding…

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The racist terrorist attacks in Charlottesville, Virginia, in August, inspired Virginia voters to repudiate Trump and his racist base. During the election on Nov. 8, Virginia residents voiced their thoughts by going to the polls and electing several Democrats to powerful positions. One of the Democrats elected was Justin Fairfax. Fairfax became the first Black…

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After a grueling 10-month campaign, Detroit mayor Mike Duggan beat State senator Coleman A. Young, Jr., earning an impressive 70 percent of the vote from Detroit citizens. “Seventy-five percent of Detroiters think the city’s going in the right direction,” Duggan said during his victory speech. “That’s a tribute to a whole lot of people who…

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