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Singer Mariah Carey, politician and voting rights activist Stacey Abrams, director George C. Wolfe and Netflix will be the special achievement honorees at this year’s 12th annual African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) Awards. The AAFCA’s special achievement honors are presented to salute the excellence of a body of work and recognize noteworthy contributions in…

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Former Georgia governor Democratic candidate and voting rights activist Stacey Abrams has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. The Georgia politician was chosen because of her work to promote nonviolent change through the ballot box and has been credited with turning Georgia blue and helping Joe Biden win the state in his Presidential run.…

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As a mother of two little girls, I’m continually instilling in them the importance of recognizing the beauty and intelligence they possess. Our history reflects the mistreatment of people of color and how our rich melanin pigmentation is considered unattractive and threatening. Through slavery and civil rights, Black women have been at the forefront in…

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With the outcome of the 2020 U.S. presidential election still undecided, politician Stacey Abrams is among the trending topics on Twitter this week, where thousands are recognizing her and her work in Georgia. Abrams ran unsuccessfully against Republican Brian Kemp in 2018 for governor of Georgia, but “unsuccessful” is not a word to describe Abrams’…

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Nearly 200,000 citizens in Georgia were wrongly removed from the voting rolls in the last election, according to a study that was released on Wednesday, Sept. 02, 2020. Experts conducted a study called “Advanced Address List Hygiene,” a method of residential address verification that was paid for by the nonpartisan journalism group, Palast Investigative Fund.…

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Now that Democratic presidesntial front-runner Joe Biden finally has carved out some space between himself and U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, the former vice president can exhale deeply. The significant delegate lead he has over his rival has seemingly fortified the 77-year-old sufficiently enough to make audacious declarations as he did during the televised Democratic presidential…

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Stacey Abrams shared her thoughts this week about becoming America’s first female vice president. On Thursday, Jan. 23, Abrams served as the keynote speaker at Morehouse College’s “Martin Luther King Jr. Collection Annual Lecture and Conversation Series.” During a discussion with Morehouse College professor David Wall Rice, Ph.D., inside the Ray Charles Performing Arts Center,…

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Stacey Abrams is deciding against a Senate run in 2020. She made that announcement in a video posted on Instagram Tuesday, April 30, 2019. The Georgia Democrat stated that her decision does not imply she’s finished with politics. On another social media platform, reports of Abrams’ announcement took an unlikely turn after Atlanta-based CBS46 News reporter…

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“Who run the world? Girls.” According to Beyoncé, the power of women is something to be reckoned with. Even Atlanta’s current mayor, Keisha Lance Bottoms, let the world know women were strong, powerful and in charge when she blared the battle cry throughout the Georgia World Congress Center recently at her second annual “State of…

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Black Enterprise‘s Women of Power Summit is one of the top business events in America. This year’s conference, sponsored by Macy’s, AT&T, Pepsico, Toyota, Walmart, Pfizer and Dell, will feature some of the top business, political and cultural minds in the nation. Here are the five most intriguing events and speakers planned at Black Enterprise‘s 2019…

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And just like that, another 12 months have entered the history books. 2018 proved to be a year in which Black excellence prevailed in entertainment, politics, business and sports. In this year-in-review edition, we highlight the most impactful moments in Black culture of 2018. Music  The year began with Kendrick Lamar and TDE’s masterful soundtrack…

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