Herschel Walker criticizes deadbeat dads, but allegedly has son he rarely sees

Revered former Georgia Bulldogs running back Herschel Walker, who is campaigning to try to unseat the incumbent senator, Rev. Raphael Warnock, in the U.S. Senate, has publicly criticized Black deadbeat dads in recent years. However, it has been reported that Walker has a son out of wedlock with whom he allegedly has had little contact. […]

Atlanta Dream present Sen. Raphael Warnock with special jersey for historic win

Atlanta Dream team captain Elizabeth Williams’ face glowed like soft dinner candles as she watched Sen. Raphael Warnock hoist his special jersey before the crowd inside the Gateway Center Arena in College Park, Georgia, on Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021. Williams and Dream co-owner and vice president Renee Montgomery both wore proud expressions when they commemorated […]

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 […]

LeBron James wants to buy WNBA team from defeated Georgia Sen. Kelly Loeffler

LeBron James wants to put together an ownership team to buy the WNBA’s Atlanta Dream franchise from outgoing Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler.  James, 36, made the comments in the wake of Loeffler’s loss to the Rev. Raphael Warnock in the Senate runoff election in Georgia on Jan. 5, 2021. Think I’m gone put together an […]

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 […]

Raphael Warnock wins Senate runoff election in Georgia

The Rev. Raphael Warnock has defeated incumbent Kelly Loeffler in their hard-fought Senate runoff race in Georgia, CNN and NBC have projected. With 98 percent of the votes counted, Warnock has secured 2,230,231 votes, or 50.6 percent, so far. Loeffler currently has 2,176,048 votes, which translates to 49.4 percent of the Georgia electorate. The race […]

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, […]

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 […]

Raphael Warnock: Ready for leadership

On Monday, Dec. 14, 2020,  in the heart of southwest Atlanta at the C.T. Martin Natatorium, early voting kicked off with a crowd. The night before, torrential rain had threatened to impede those eager to cast their ballots. However, as the polls opened, a line snaked out the door and the sun appeared. When U.S. […]

Biden-Harris: A moment of celebration before the final push

Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, began with an overcast sky, but by noon the sun was shining on those gathering at Freedom Park in Atlanta to celebrate the election of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. A coalition of organizations working to get the vote out hosted the event to remind everyone to keep the momentum going. […]

Rev. Dr. Raphael Warnock says God can handle our tough questions

The Rev. Dr. Raphael Gamaliel Warnock is the senior pastor of the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, the spiritual home of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Warnock is married to Oulèye Ndoye Warnock and the couple has two children. When did you know that God was calling you to be a messenger of the gospel? Honestly, […]

Georgia politician hijacked MLK celebration with ad, sparking response

In the city of Atlanta, the annual celebration of the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is a sacred and cherished event at Ebenezer Baptist Church. Each year hundreds pack the sanctuary to hear comments, speeches and tribute to Dr. King by politicians and celebrities.  Last week’s commemoration has now been marred by a […]

BET town hall summit at Morehouse College focuses on black men

This past Friday, Morehouse College hosted an event important to black men in America. The event was moderated by Dr. Marc Lamont Hill and co-hosted by news commentator Jeff Johnson. The featured panelists included Dr. David Wall Rice, Dr. Bryant Marks, NBA legend Alonzo Mourning, music mogul Chaka Zulu, Rev. Raphael Warnock, David Johns, Homer […]

BET men’s initiative H.I.S. at Morehouse College

On Friday, Sept. 19, Morehouse College hosted an event important to black men in America. The event was moderated by Dr. Marc Lamont Hill and co-hosted by news commentator Jeff Johnson. The events featured panelists Dr. David Wall Rice, Dr. Bryant Marks, NBA legend Alonzo Mourning, music mogul Chaka Zulu, Rev. Raphael Warnock, David Johns, […]

Congratulations to Donna Byrd, celebrating black achievement with ‘The Root 100’

Congratulations to Donna Byrd for her steadfast commitment to highlight black achievement and influence. As publisher of the TheRoot.com, she’s overseen The Root 100, a coveted honor that celebrates the leadership, service and excellence of well-heeled African Americans who possess unparalleled passion, dedication and innovative work. Since 2009, The Root 100 has recognized attorneys, activists, […]