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2016 Elections, All Day, Daily Dose, Josh Gordon, Meek Mill -

What’s up, squad? Hope your Election Day is treating you well. It’s another TV day for me, so please do tune in to Around The Horn at 5 p.m. Tuesday afternoon on ESPN. Meek Mill was in the court house like pic.twitter.com/Usc89VebHZ — Pastor Creflo Dollar (@PastorCreflo) November 6, 2017 So, Meek Mill is going […]

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2016 Elections, Donald Trump, Politics -

The Undefeated got up at dawn Friday to bring you a full day of live coverage of Donald Trump’s inauguration and what’s happening across D.C. Come back often to see what’s going on! 6:50 p.m. — By nightfall, the majority of people who still can’t believe Donald Trump is their president, numbering in the thousands, […]

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2016 Elections, Donald Trump, Social Activism -

There is a 53 percent problem in American feminism. According to exit polls, that is the percentage of white women who voted for Donald Trump. Whose votes helped hand the presidency to a man who said women who have abortions should face punishment and bragged that he grabs women “by the p—-.” “It feels like […]

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2016 Elections, All Day, Christian McCaffrey, Leonard Fournette, NCF, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story -

Well, hello there. We’re back from Atlanta, where the Air Force Celebration Bowl went down and Grambling State University won the HBCU national championship by the score of 10-9. I’ll have a lot more on the trip coming up this week. Just so we’re clear, the Electoral College was created to appease slave owners. That […]

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2016 Elections, Barack Obama, Donald Trump, LeBron James, NBA -

LeBron James has had several rivals in his career: Paul Pierce and the Boston Celtics, Joakim Noah and the Chicago Bulls, Paul George and the Indiana Pacers, Tim Duncan and San Antonio Spurs and, most recently, Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors. Yet, within the last several weeks, his most unorthodox antagonist has been […]

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2016 Elections, Donald Trump, Howard University, Social Activism -

The day after Donald Trump won the presidency, Clifton Kinnie, 19, marched with a handful of other Howard University students to the White House to protest. “When we got there, there were hundreds of students mostly from American, Georgetown, GW,” he said. “My thought at the time was where were all these people when we […]

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2016 Elections, Bim Adewunmi, Donald Trump, Manuel Gonzales, Mira Jacob, Nikole Hannah-Jones, Rembert Browne -

The presidential election results of Nov. 8 no doubt came as a surprise to everyone — no matter which side you were on. If you’re still grappling with what happened, how and why it happened, and what to do next — then this postelection commentary is for you. Here’s What I’m Telling My Brown Son […]

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2016 Elections, Daily Uplift, Get Lifted, Tammy Duckworth -

Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) made history on Nov. 8 after winning the Illinois Senate race, taking the seat once held by President Barack Obama. She even got a boost from first lady Michelle Obama. .@FLOTUS: "I want to urge you to vote for Tammy Duckworth to fill my husband's old seat in the U.S. Senate." […]

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2016 Elections, Alabama, Daily Uplift, Get Lifted -

“Black Girl Magic” has been the highly-used theme of 2016, and continues to represent the accomplishments of black women, as seen on Election Day. Thanks to voters in Jefferson County, Alabama, for electing these nine black women, who are the epitome of Black Girl Magic, to become judges. According to The Birmingham Times, the Democratic […]

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2016 Elections, Daily Uplift, Get Lifted -

The nation had its first black mayor in 1868 when 27-year-old Pierre Caliste Landry, born in 1841 as an American slave, was elected in Donaldsonville, Louisiana. But it’s commendable that in 2016 the residents of Stockton, California, elected 26-year-old Michael Tubbs on Nov. 8, placing him in the history books as the youngest and first […]

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2016 Elections, Daily Uplift, Diversity, Get Lifted -

As the results of the 2016 presidential election triggered a wide range of emotions around the United States, Nevada celebrated a historical moment as the state’s former attorney general Catherine Cortez Masto was elected as the country’s first Latina senator. Cortez Masto, 52, will fill the seat of former Sen. Harry Reid, the Democratic minority […]

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2016 Elections, Daily Uplift, Get Lifted, Jewell Jones, Michigan Wolverines -

It takes a lot of passion to run for a political seat as a state representative, but to become the youngest state representative in Michigan is defying all odds. It was that quest of passion that landed 21-year-old University of Michigan-Dearborn student Jewell Jones in the seat. He broke barriers last year at the tender […]

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2016 Elections, Barack Obama, Cleveland Cavaliers, Donald Trump, J.R. Smith, LeBron James, NBA -

As reporters waited for access to various rooms in and around the White House last Thursday, there were certain themes uniting the conversations. What an odd day. Donald Trump and LeBron James at the White House on the same day? You can’t plan irony like this. How will President Barack Obama maneuver such polar opposite […]

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2016 Elections, Barack Obama, Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Politics -

There was no high drama at the first face-off between the Obamas and the Trumps. After 18 brutal months of campaigning and 36 hours after landing a stunning come from behind Election Day victory, Donald Trump and his wife Melania met with President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama on Thursday to tour the […]

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2016 Elections, Donald Trump, NFL -

The Republican Party still controls the House and the Senate. And young African-American athletes still dominate the two most popular pillars of contemporary American culture: the National Football League and the National Basketball Association. What does that mean, moving forward, in a nation that has turned red and is visibly divided? “Interesting question,” New York […]

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2016 Elections, Commentary, Donald Trump -

In the early hours after the world changed, our new president-elect, Donald Trump, called for unity and healing. “Now it’s the time for America to bind the wounds of division, have to get together. To all Republicans and Democrats and independents across this nation, I say it is time for us to come together as […]

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2016 Elections, Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton -

The divisions between Americans seemed to grow larger as each vote rolled in on Tuesday. For every excited American, there was another who cringed as states digitally turned red on their television screens. In the wee hours of Wednesday morning, Republican Donald Trump claimed victory over Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. America had spoken. All […]

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2016 Elections, Donald Trump, Politics, Protest -

I learned about our new, more brazenly intolerant America a few months ago while shopping at a Costco in Augusta, Georgia. I’d chosen to wear a shirt my father had given me from one of his many civil rights reunions. It simply says “Civil Rights Movement: Freedom Summer 50th Anniversary Reunion” in blue letters. The […]

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2016 Elections, Donald Trump, Get Lifted, Health, Hillary Clinton -

You watched as the country voted in Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States Tuesday. For nearly two years before election night, you followed the race. The campaign between Trump, the Republican nominee, and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton was often dirty and emotionally taxing. Yet, a candidate some loathed is the one […]

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2016 Elections, Commentary, Donald Trump, Politics -

Donald Trump has won the 45th presidency of the United States. How he achieved the stunning victory will be more precisely determined in the coming weeks. But most of the evidence points to him running up the non-college-educated white vote in the Midwest as a crucial prong in his electoral triumph. The hot takes are […]

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2016 Elections, Donald Trump, Politics -

On the morning after, a unique wave of despair, anger, fear and depression washed over much of black America. After learning that Donald Trump had been elected president, some folks cried. Sought refuge in the Bible. Comforted frightened children. Or steeled themselves for life under a president who has retweeted white supremacists, promised to increase […]

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2016 Elections, Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton -

After two exceptionally long years of generally knowing who ran for president, on Tuesday America finally decided who its 45th president was going to be between Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump. From early Tuesday morning to well into the night, we stayed up early into Wednesday morning to keep tabs […]

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2016 Elections, All Day, Daily Dose, Donald Trump -

The first line of Mario Puzo’s 1970 film The Godfather is simple. “I believe in America,” a man named Bonasera says. His name means “good evening” in Italian. On this day, the irony is difficult to avoid. A man who openly bragged about sexual assault and was endorsed by the KKK was elected president of […]

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2016 Elections, Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Morgan State Bears -

The pollsters got this much right: They said black millennials were not feeling Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, and that much was clear at the election night watch party at Morgan State University’s Student Center in Baltimore. The crowd was robust. A couple of hundred students packed the two-level theater on the center’s main floor, […]

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2016 Elections, All Day, All Day Podcast, Barack Obama, Magic Johnson -

In honor of Election Day, the crew kicked things off on this week’s podcast by celebrating the 44th president of United States, Barack Obama. Our #EncountersWithObama are all different — whether that involves meeting him, seeing him deliver a speech or even running into him on a lunch break. They’re stories we don’t get a […]

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#MannequinChallenge, 2016 Elections, All Day, Daily Dose, Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, NCAA -

If you didn’t watch the best duo on television Monday night on VH1, you need to. It was everything we wanted it to be. All right, this long national nightmare will finally be ending soon. After a while, we’ll be able to look back on these past 600 days with all the fondness of a […]

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2016 Elections, FiveThirtyEight, Politics -

This is FiveThirtyEight’s final pre-election liveblog. Live election night forecast will start around 7 p.m. ET, when the first states will be called. The Undefeated’s related political content: Legacy of bloody election day lingers in Florida town A question of racism Obama, the again athlete The first family in focus Bidding goodbye to a historic […]

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2016 Elections, All Day, Kevin Garnett, NBA -

Tuesday is Election Day, so folks of all sorts are encouraging their followers and fans to head out to the ballots and exercise their constitutional rights. It’s not a particularly long message, but it’s good to hear from the former NBA star and future Hall of Famer. But what’s up with this camera angle? Clearly, […]

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2016 Elections, All Day, Brandon Marshall, Daily Dose, Hillary Clinton, Janet Reno, NFL -

If you didn’t get a chance to tune in on Friday to Highly Questionable, you missed a fun one. If you want the audio podcast, check it out here. Also, Miami is always a solid business trip, as Domonique would say. A day before a momentous election, we have sad news from the executive branch. […]

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2016 Elections, All Day, Beyonce, Daily Dose, Hamilton, NFL, Richard Sherman -

Hey, don’t forget. 4:30 p.m. EST today, Domonique Foxworth and I will be talking trash on ESPN2 with Papi as co-hosts of Highly Questionable. I’m expecting a fun ride, plus I got to go to the beach this morning, so I’m happy. A sex scandal has roiled Oakland, California’s police department over the past few […]

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2016 Elections, All Day, Beyonce, Daily Dose, Josh Huff, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles -

What are you up to Friday afternoon? Nothing? Great. Then tune in to ESPN2 at 4:30 p.m. EST. Domonique Foxworth and I will be hosting Highly Questionable tomorrow. Yes, Papi will be there, too. Tune in! When a former Ku Klux Klan Grand Wizard runs for office in 2016, problems will arise when he speaks […]

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