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One day after a report surfaced that Kanye West would be ending his campaign to run for President of the United States, a “Statement of Organization” form was submitted by Andre Bodiford, now listed as West’s campaign treasurer. However, the form can only be activated if West raises or spends more than $5,000 in campaign…

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Kanye West’s bid to become president of the United States lasted for about two weeks. The controversial rapper reportedly ended his campaign bid on July 15, according to Intelligencer. West, 43, shocked the nation when he announced his bid for president on July 4, 2020. In a tweet, West wrote, “We must now realize the…

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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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“All of Me” singer John Legend has ruled out running for president despite loving “being involved in politics.” Legend admitted the possibility has “very lightly” crossed his mind, and though he enjoys helping people and getting involved with social justice issues, he ultimately won’t ever campaign for office as he thinks there are “better” ways…

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Democratic leaders in the U.S. House and Senate came together to pay homage to George Floyd. On Monday, June 8, 2020, lawmakers including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, Sen. Kamala Harris, and others were in attendance inside the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., according to The Washington Post. Before unveiling their…

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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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A mayoral candidate in Sylacauga, Alabama believes that public lynchings can serve as a deterrent against drug crimes. Michael Ray James, 59, wants to take a hard approach to fight the sale of illegal narcotics. In a Facebook post, James called for drug dealers who are convicted multiple times to face a public hanging, according…

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Shortly after announcing his resignation as a Georgia state legislator, Rep. Vernon Jones appeared on “The Rashad Richey Morning Show” to discuss his recent endorsement of President Donald Trump for re-election. A week earlier on Wednesday, April 15, Jones, a self-proclaimed “lifelong Democrat,” announced he would back the president during a video post on Twitter,…

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