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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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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,…

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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…

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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,…

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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,…

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