For decades, the Black Baptist church has been leading the Black communities when it came to matters of race, community issues and - yes - politics. But this time around, there was more silence than support for candidates in the 2020 election season. What made Black Baptist preachers ease their endorsements, lowering the boom of voices they began establishing in America more than 200 years ago?
Here is a list of who is in, and who is still in the running.
Former California Senator and Howard University graduate Kamala Harris will soon be back in Washington DC, a stone's throw from her alma mater, as she reports to work at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue as the Vice President of the United States of America.
It is official! CNN projects that Joe Biden has become the 46th president of the United States after a victory in his home state of Pennsylvania put him over the 270 electoral votes needed to win.
President Donald Trump has brought racism back to the forefront, with white supremacists no longer hiding under hooded cloaks and the cover of darkness, they are wearing police badges, judge robes, teaching our children, and -- if we let them - signing our paychecks with a smirk while convincing you to keep working for lower wages than you deserve.
There was plenty of political Black excellence happening around the country as African Americans won several contests, making history. Locally, there were plenty of “firsts” in just about every city and county in our area.
The Electoral College is a process, not a place. The Founding Fathers established it in the Constitution, in part, as a compromise between the election of the President by a vote in Congress and election of the President by a popular vote of qualified citizens. What is the process? The Electoral College process consists of
A county that made headlines could soon be making history, if Cedric Watson has anything to say about it. On Nov. 3, if Watson's mission is accomplished, he will become the first Black sheriff of Waller County, and he says it's time for a change.
The strength of a candidate, sometimes, depends on the strength behind their endorsements, and one of America's, arguably, most beloved presidents - Barack Obama - has decided to step out from the sidelines to make the most powerful endorsement in this election.
Early voting has begun in many states across America, and to date, nearly 35 million people have cast their votes, breaking records from state-to-state. And Texas was no exception, flooding the polls on the first day of early voting - Oct. 13 - and have not taken the foot off the gas pedal since. Here are some safety tips and resources you should take advantage of.