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Halloween may be over but we can’t get over the fly costumes that hit social media. Beyonce paid homage to Toni Braxton, Kelly Rowland represented for the Back Panther Party and Jhene Aiko took us back to the 90’s comedy film, “B.A.P.S”  Parker Curry (the little girl who was captured admiring Michelle Obama’s portrait) portrayed our Our forever […]

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Georgia gubernatorial election is only a week away and a new poll shows Democrat Stacey Abrams and Republican Brian Kemp are in a dead heat.

The post Too close to call? Stacey Abrams leads Brian Kemp by just 1 point in Georgia governor’s race appeared first on theGrio.

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With less than a week to go before Georgia decides if Democrat Stacey Abrams will become the country’s first black woman governor, Abrams just received a huge endorsement from black America’s second favorite first lady, Oprah Winfrey.

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In late September, The Root ran a story about a campaign event held by Democratic gubernatorial nominee Stacey Abrams in Augusta, Ga.

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Nov. 6th is almost here and Amy DuBois Barnett is asking us all to do everything in our power to push back the evils of voter disfranchisement.

The post OPINION: What do cheaters do when they can’t win? Cheat of course. appeared first on theGrio.

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After voters alerted the NAACP of irregularities with voting machines across Georgia, including vote-switching and touch screen malfunctions, the organization has filed complaints with the State Board of Elections for possible voter suppression tactics.

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  Democrat gubernatorial nominee Stacey Abrams’ first debate against the Trump-endorsed Brian Kemp was a showdown between the old South and a new progressive South last night in Atlanta. A panel of journalists, comprised of two white men, a Latina and a black female moderator, guided most of the conversation between the candidates (which included Ted Metz, […]

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Tuesday night was supposed to be fire. In the 24 hours before the first Georgia governor’s debate between Democrat Stacey Abrams and Republican Brian Kemp the national press started dropping bombs like Outkast. First, Richard Fausset of the New York Times posted a story about Stacey Abrams attending the burning of the…

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After he was caught on tape for the second time telling supporters how worried he is about black people exercising their right to vote, Brian Kemp might need to change his name from “The Wizard of Voter Suppression,” to the “Self-Snitching King of the South.”

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Once Stacey Abrams becomes the next governor of Georgia and the first black female governor in the country, I expect one of the big movie houses to start working on a script of the historic election.

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We really need to stop pushing this narrative that Georgia is trying to prevent 107,000 people from voting. Sure, Republican Brian Kemp is Georgia’s secretary of state and is currently running against Democrat Stacey Abrams, who, if elected would become the first black governor is the history of the United States.

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Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp has taken down an ad from his office's site that was criticized for seeming to discourage African Americans from early voting.

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“I’ve been in the room when we played racist politics. ... We played the race card and I’m not proud of it.” - Carter Wrenn, N.C. Director of Ronald Reagan for President.

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On Monday, the first day of in-person early voting in Georgia, dozens of black senior citizens were ordered off a bus taking them to a nearby polling station to cast their ballots. A county clerk for Jefferson County, Ga., had ordered a senior center to take about 40 of its residents—all of whom are black—off the bus…

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Hey, Grio Fam!  Here are three stories that you should know for Monday, October 15th. Teresa Klein also known as “CornerStore Caroline” — the white woman who called the cops on a nine-year-old in Brooklyn is now apologizing for falsely accusing a young black boy of groping her in a bodega. After viewing the bodega […]

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There is no better case study for this example of the new Jim Crow than the hotly contested governor’s race in Georgia between Republican Secretary of State Brian Kemp and his Democratic competitor Stacey Abrams, who could potentially be the first Black woman governor in the country.

The post OPINION: Republican nominee Brian Kemp is straight up cheating to win the Georgia’s gubernatorial race appeared first on theGrio.

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“For YEARS I’ve been trying to get people to give a shit about ‘Exact Match,’ before the day after the voter-registration deadline,” says a Georgia Democratic campaign staffer, who wished to remain anonymous.

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As we barrel towards one of the most momentous elections in Georgia’s history, Democrat Stacey Abrams’ campaign is calling on Republican Secretary of State Brian Kemp to resign following a report his office is cheating using a rigorous verification process to suppress the votes of thousands of African Americans.

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On Nov. 6, Democratic nominee Stacey Abrams could turn the nation’s political map inside out and become the first black female governor in U.S. history. The mathematics say its entirely possible. The voter enthusiasm is on her side.

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Almost 30 years ago this month, on Oct. 14, 1988, The Accused debuted in theaters. The movie starred Kelly McGillis (who was a big star after Top Gun) as an ambitious prosecutor named Kathryn Murphy and Jodie Foster as Sarah Tobias, a working-class girl who is the victim of a horrible sex crime.

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A campaign stop for Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams quickly went left after she was […]

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Massive generalizations are usually the work of a lazy mind or someone with an ax to grind: all cops are white nationalists, all politicians are corrupt, all media is biased, etc. etc. We know all of these things aren’t true, at least not all of the time.

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Rapper T.I says this political candidate– has just officially gotten an invite to the cookout. After hearing Cynthia Nixon talk about legalizing marijuana and fighting racism in the war on drugs Tip tweeted: “I have no idea who this brilliant lady is…but she’s invited to my next bbq/family gathering and if she’s running for anything…anything […]

The post The Download | September 11th: Rapper T.I extends cookout invite to political candidate, Cynthia Nixon + Ron DeSantis resigns from Congress + Stacey Abrams and Brian Kemp tied in new poll appeared first on theGrio.

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ATLANTA (AP) — Election officials in a majority black county in rural south Georgia took […]

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In what can only be hailed as a hard-fought victory against blatant voter suppression, on Friday, a rural Georgia elections board voted down a plan to close down seven of nine polling places in a majority-black county.

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Writer Dustin Seibert offers up a few racist/bigoted trashbag politicians that we should all avoid like the herpes simplex virus in the midterm elections. Make sure you tell your friends.

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