Black Sororities’ ‘Stroll To The Polls’ Video Celebrates Voting #strolltothepolls

Stroll to the polls Members of the ‘Divine Nine‘ Black sororities have the most fun video going viral as they encourage people to vote in the upcoming election. #strolltothepolls says it all. The Divine Nine The AJC reports members Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. and Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. participated. They strolled in front of backdrops around Atlanta. This picture of sorority sisters strolling to the polls is giving me

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Ferguson, Missouri Elects First African American Mayor In City’s History. Ella Jones Is Also First Woman Mayor

Ella Jones is also first woman mayor of Ferguson, six years after Michael Brown’s death Soon-to-be Mayor Ella Jones is making history in Ferguson, Missouri. She won the historic election Tuesday becoming the first woman and first African American to become mayor of the city outside St. Louis. The country zeroed in on Ferguson six years ago after police shot and killed Michael Brown. He was a black teenager shot and killed by a white police officer. Riots erupted around

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That Time U2’s Bono Wasn’t The Biggest Rock Star On The Tour

What we can learn from rock star Bono touring Africa with US Treasury Secretary Paul O’Neill “Oh, and I toured Africa for two weeks with Bono.” It’s the line when talking about my 12-years at CNN that makes eyes bug out the most. Yes, it was all that. 4-countries. My first trip to Africa. Crazy access to one of the biggest rock stars in the world. And, And, That actually isn’t the whole story. Not the most important part of

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Congressional Candidate Qasim Rashid Responds To Nasty Message With Life-Changing Kindness

Nasty message inspires congressional candidate Qasim Rashid to lead a flood of generosity for man who wrote it. Seeing a nasty message online is just a part of life for congressional candidate Qasim Rashid is running for office in Virginia. He happens to be a Muslim man who some folks would rather not see in office. They are not shy about expressing it.  “We do not need you(r) ilk in our nation.  Let alone in any seat of office above

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Could Thanksgiving This Year Be Any More Awkward?

This would appear to be some incredibly poor planning. Thanksgiving. There is no holiday I love more. The spirit of gratitude. The food. You, too, Dear Reader? You are days away from going to great effort to gather around an abundant table of food with your family. You might even spend a lot of money and time to get there. A lovely thought. And, Terrible timing. This year, at least. Who was the genius that scheduled Thanksgiving for the same

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