Senator Jon Ossoff introduces bill to ban Congress members from trading stock

Jon Ossoff wants to turn his words into actions. On Jan. 12, the Senator from Georgia introduced a bill to ban Congress members, or their families, from trading stock while in office. Arizona Senator Mark Kelly introduced the bill with Ossoff as well. Sen. Ossoff moved his own stocks into a blind trust in June […]

Killer Mike breaks down US politics and the Capitol riot (video)

Killer Mike has never been one to mince words and this time he expressed his views on the insurrection in Washington D.C. on Late Night with Seth Meyers. During the interview, Killer Mike praised the democratic process and how Georgia officials played fair during the presidential election and the senate run-off that followed. Mike explained on […]

Democrats take control of US Senate as Jon Ossoff wins in Georgia

The state of Georgia turned an even darker shade of blue Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 6, 2021, after it was announced that Democrat Jon Ossoff had defeated incumbent Republican U.S. Sen. David Perdue. Ossoff’s win in Georgia follows the victory of the Rev. Raphael Warnock over incumbent Sen. Kelly Loeffler earlier Wednesday morning, making the Atlanta […]

Rashad Richey: The 1st analyst to call Georgia election for Ossoff and Warnock

While the Georgia runoff election remains too close to call for U.S. Senate hopeful Jon Ossoff, on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2021, CBS 46 News (WGCL-Atlanta) political analyst Rashad Richey predicted that both he and the Rev. Raphael Warnock would defeat their Republican rivals, Sens. David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler, respectively, based on incoming results. During […]

Pastor Jamal Bryant congratulates Georgia’s newly elected senators

During the heavily contested Senate runoff election between Democratic challenger the Rev. Raphael Warnock and Republican incumbent Kelly Loeffler, the state of Georgia made history by electing its first Black senator. On Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, Jamal Bryant, senior pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in DeKalb County, Georgia, extended his congratulations to Warnock […]

Boosie chooses Georgia Senate runoff to vote for 1st time

Baton Rouge, LA rapper Boosie is exercising his constitutional rights and voted for the first time in his life. Now a Georgia resident, the “Wipe Me Down” hit-maker posted the video on Instagram, starting out harmonizing, “I’m looking for a change, I’m looking for a change.” Riding up to the precinct in his motorized wheelchair, […]

Tyler Perry appeals to Georgia voters ahead of the upcoming Senate runoff

With the Georgia Senate runoff just days away, Tyler Perry has joined the growing list of celebrities appealing to Georgia voters ahead of the fateful election. On Thursday, Dec. 31, the billionaire filmmaker uploaded a video to Facebook as he discussed the election with his followers. Although Perry admitted that he is not a fan […]

Jon Ossoff sheds light on our criminal ‘injustice’ system

The stakes are high in Georgia’s runoff races for U.S. Senate. Republicans hold 50 seats and Democrats 48. If Georgia sends even one Republican back to Washington, the GOP keeps control of the Senate. If both Democrats – Jon Ossoff and the Rev. Raphael Warnock – win, Democrats gain control because Vice President-elect Kamala Harris […]

Jon Ossoff’s plan to ensure HBCU students can graduate debt-free

Jon Ossoff has a dream – to make sure anyone who studies at a historically Black college or university, or a public college, graduates with no debt. “We can make four-year degrees at public colleges and HBCUs debt-free by expanding the Pell Grant program and we can relieve the burden of student loan debt for […]

Civil rights legend John Lewis is the voice in Jon Ossoff’s head and heart

If Jon Ossoff unseats Republican David Perdue in January’s run-off election, the 33-year-old Atlanta native will be the youngest member of the Senate and the only millennial. And he’ll look up to thank one man — his mentor and hero, civil rights legend John Lewis. In an interview with rolling out, Ossoff said Lewis has […]

Did you know ‘SpottieOttieDopaliscious’ is Jon Ossoff’s walk-on music?

Jon Ossoff’s walk-on music? “SpottieOttieDopaliscious” When’s the last time you voted for a White guy who knew anything about hip-hop? Yeah, Jon Ossoff probably isn’t hitting the club anytime soon, but he grew up imprinted by Atlanta’s music scene. “Hey look, I grew up listening to Atlanta hip-hop. I grew up listening to OutKast, you […]

President-elect Joe Biden desperately needs Ossoff and Warnock

Georgia is ground zero in a battle that will determine how effective President-elect Joe Biden can be over the next four years. If Democrats Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock win both seats in January’s runoff races, control of the Senate shifts to their party, handing Biden a lot more power and influence to push through […]

The stakes are high for people of color; Democrats must win US Senate runoff

Georgia’s runoff races for the U.S. Senate could shift that chamber’s balance of power. Rolling out’s Editor-at-Large Rashad Richey talks with Democratic nominee Jon Ossoff about his fight to topple Republican incumbent David Perdue. This is the first in a series covering what’s at stake. So Jon, there was a lot of excitement during the […]

Jon Ossoff’s appeal to young Black voters: ‘This is your Bloody Sunday’

The Summer of 2020 will go down in history for young Black voters as the Bloody Sunday of their generation, predicts Jon Ossoff, the Democratic nominee in a race for U.S. Senate. But the moment becomes defining, historically, only if voters exercise their power at the polls and kick Republicans David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler […]

Jon Ossoff discusses criminal justice reform and nationwide legalization of marijuana

With less than three weeks until the Jan. 5, 2021 election, rolling out’s Editor-at-Large, Rashad Richey, talks with Democratic nominee Jon Ossoff about police brutality and nationwide legalization of marijuana. This discussion is part of an exclusive series that delves into what’s at stake in Georgia’s runoff races for U.S. Senate. Rashad Richey: Let’s talk […]

Jon Ossoff’s message connects to Black voters

One of the most iconic places and pivotal moments in the fight for civil rights is the backdrop for Jon Ossoff’s newest campaign ad called, “Selma.” Ossoff, the Democratic nominee facing Republican incumbent David Perdue in one of Georgia’s two U.S. Senate runoff races, walks part of the Edmund Pettus Bridge with a focus on […]

Georgia voters are standing for change

Sitting in a Birmingham, Alabama, jail on April 16, 1963, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., reflected on the interrelatedness of all communities. He claimed a connectedness across boundaries, race and religion. As president of the SCLC, he had come from Atlanta to Birmingham to fight against injustice. He wrote that he was not […]