Los Angeles City Council Approves Changing Name of Rodeo Road to Obama Boulevard

by Alejandra Reyes-Velarde via latimes.com The Los Angeles City Council voted to rename Rodeo Road as Obama Boulevard in honor of…
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Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum Shocks Rivals, Wins Democratic Nomination for Florida Governor

by Steve Bousquet via miamiherald.com Andrew Gillum rode a late surge of African-American voters to an upset victory in the…
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Gov. Jerry Brown Signs Overhaul of California Bail System to End Required Cash Payments for Release

by Jazmine Ulloa via latimes.com California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a landmark bill today to overhaul the state’s money-bail system, replacing it…
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Democratic National Committee Launches “Seat At The Table” Tour, a New Black Women Outreach Initiative

by Ashley Alese Edwards via refinery29.com The Democratic National Committee has launched a new initiative, the Seat At the Table Tour,…
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Congressman John Lewis Inspires #FamiliesBelongTogether Crowd: ‘It’s Time for Some of Us to Get in Good Trouble’

by Kia Morgan-Smith via thegrio.com You can always count on Civil rights icon, Congressman John Lewis to be fired up and…
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Record Number of Black Women are Candidates in Alabama

by Adam Edelman via nbcnews.com BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — It’s an unlikely location for a political uprising: A onetime drug rehab…
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Civil Rights Leader and Educator Clara Luper Has Department Named in her Honor at University of Oklahoma

via jbhe.com The University of Oklahoma has announced that it is recognizing educator and civil rights leader Clara Luper by…
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U.S. Congress Member Hakeem Jeffries Honors Female Hip-Hop Artists on House Floor for Women’s History Month

by Alanna Vagianos via huffingtonpost.com Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.) brought down the House on Tuesday with a loving tribute to female…
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