‘P-Valley’ finale causes social media inferno

“P-Valley” is trending via Twitter and the show’s audience is in a spiral after last night’s season finale, especially since a particular character will not be returning. Here’s what we know. During the season finale, the relationship between Lil Murda and Uncle Clifford starts to get intense. Lil Murda is supposed to be going on […]

City of Milwaukee honors ‘The Chi’ leading actor Jacob Latimore and mother

On Aug. 10, Jacob Latimore and his mother Latitia Taylor were honored in the city of Milwaukee with a Proclamation during Bronzeville Week. Aug. 10 will officially be known as “Jacob Latimore Day” and “Latitia Taylor Day” in the city of Milwaukee. Taylor spoke to a group of people after being given the proclamation. “I […]

Ex-Georgia mayor uses relief money for himself, now he has to pay the price

The former mayor of Stonecrest, Georgia, Jason Lary, was sentenced on July 13 to four years and nine months in prison for stealing thousands of dollars in federal money that was supposed to be used to help the city during the pandemic. In July 2020, DeKalb County authorized a grant of $6.2 million to Stonecrest […]

Community leader Derreck Johnson plans to fix broken system in Oakland

Derreck Johnson is a third-generation Oaklander, entrepreneur and community leader, running for mayor of the California city. Johnson talked with rolling out about why he’s running for mayor, how he would describe his leadership style, and what the city of Oakland is missing.

Derreck Johnson launches mayoral campaign in Oakland to fix broken system

Derreck Johnson is a third-generation Oaklander, entrepreneur and community leader, running for mayor of the California city. Johnson talked with rolling out about why he’s running for mayor, how he would describe his leadership style, and what the city of Oakland is missing. Why are you running for mayor of Oakland? Our government is broken, and […]

Black Kentucky activist arrested after allegedly shooting at mayoral candidate

Quintez Brown was charged with attempted murder and four counts of wanton endangerment after allegedly shooting at Louisville, Kentucky mayoral candidate Craig Greenberg. On Feb. 14, multiple shots were fired at Greenberg’s headquarters. Greenberg was not injured, but his sweater was grazed by one of the bullets. 10 minutes after the police report was filed, officers […]

Mayor of city near DC dies by apparent suicide

A Maryland community is mourning the loss of one of its local leaders. Hyattsville, Maryland, Mayor Kevin Ward died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, on Jan. 25, 2022, the city announced in an official statement. “Mayor Ward was a valued and trusted leader and a fierce advocate for all the people of Hyattsville,” the […]

Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens shares plans for 1st 100 days in office

The National Black MBA Association hosted their state of the chapter address for Atlanta on Jan. 24, 2022, and Mayor Andre Dickens was a guest speaker. Dickens is 22 days in as the mayor, and he shared his plans for his first 100 days in office to improve the city of Atlanta. He first touched […]

New York Mayor Eric Adams insults essential workers

New York Mayor Eric Adams has been in his position for a little more than a week, and he’s already sowing discord. With the rise of COVID-19 cases, there have been questions about whether companies should wait to fully open until the end of winter, or possibly in April. Adams didn’t think that would benefit […]

Meet the 4 women running for mayor of Atlanta

When Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms decided not to seek reelection in May 2021, the announcement sent shockwaves throughout local politics and also created tremors that reverberated on a national scale. The history-making Bottoms — she is the only person to ever serve in all three branches of Atlanta government as judge, city councilperson and […]

Chicago Mayor sued for only doing interviews with non-White reporters

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has been slapped with a lawsuit for allegedly only conducting one-on-one interviews with non-White reporters. Thomas Catenacci, a reporter with the ultra-conservative news outlet The Daily Caller, is demanding a judge to order the CEO of America’s third-largest metropolis to abolish this unconstitutional and discriminatory policy, Black America Web reports. Catenacci […]

Darren E. Bryant is the youngest Black mayor in Illinois state history

Darren E. Bryant, the newest mayor of Robbins, Illinois, holds the distinction of being the youngest Black mayor in state history at 29 years old. On May 12, 2021, Bryant was sworn in to his new position. Robbins is located about 20 minutes from Chicago, is a community focused on family. Bryant’s family is one […]

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms nominated for DNC leadership post

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms’ national profile continues its upward trajectory as she was tapped for an important position within the Democratic Party. President-elect Joe Biden nominated Bottoms to become vice chair of the Democratic National Committee. The longtime Atlanta city leader would be in charge of civic engagement and voter protection. Bottoms’ name recognition […]

Keisha Lance Bottoms ‘respectfully declined’ Biden Cabinet position

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms recently confirmed in an official statement that she turned down President-elect Joe Biden‘s invitation to join his Cabinet. “Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms was honored to have been offered a role in the Cabinet, which she respectfully declined,” Bottoms’ spokesperson said in the statement. “The Mayor’s focus remains on the people […]

Atlanta mayor, Georgia governor battle over COVID-19 restrictions

A difference in ideologies has led to an intense battle between the mayor of Atlanta, Keisha Lance Bottoms, and governor of the state of Georgia, Brian Kemp. On July 10, Mayor Bottoms implemented an order to return Atlanta to Phase 1 of the reopening process to help lower the number of COVID-19 cases. According to […]

Black mayor told he ‘should swing from a tree’ after mandating face masks

The mayor of Kansas City, Missouri, encountered racism while attempting to keep the citizens of his city safe. On Friday, June 26, 2020, Mayor Quinton Lucas announced that all citizens within the city limits of Kansas City would be required to wear a face mask in public spaces where six feet of separation was not […]

Maynard Jackson’s granddaughter Isabella shares why she protested in Atlanta

Isabella Jackson is the granddaughter of Atlanta’s first Black mayor, Maynard Jackson, and she is following in her grandfather’s footsteps while fighting for change. Jackson, 21, is a junior at Spelman College who has been attending the protests following the killing of George Floyd by police in Minneapolis. Rolling out spoke with Jackson about her experience […]

DC mayor names street leading to White House, ‘Black Lives Matter Plaza’

Days after the President of the United States ordered the U.S. Park Police and National Guard troops to forcefully remove peaceful protesters outside of the White House, Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser responded with action of her own. On June 5, Mayor Bowser had “Black Lives Matter” painted in yellow on 16th street, which leads […]

Kwame Kilpatrick released from prison decades earlier than scheduled

Kwame Kilpatrick has been granted an early release. The former Detroit mayor was scheduled to be released from prison decades from now after being convicted in 2013, according to the Ebony Foundation. Kilpatrick, the son of prominent politician Carolyn Kilpatrick, became a key figure in Detroit politics in the mid-1990s, after being elected to the […]

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms creates $7M fund for those impacted by COVID-19

As the fallout from the COVID-19 continues, Atlanta’s mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has decided to implement an executive order. On March 18, Bottoms announced the creation of a $7 million fund to help those who have been affected by the virus, according to WSB-TV.  The money will be allocated in different areas which will include, […]