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Tim Scott announced his presidential campaign in the same week as the third anniversary of George Floyd's murder, drawing attention to claims he "doomed" police reform to fail in the Senate.


Cherelle Parker is the favorite to become the city's 100th mayor, the first woman and first Black woman to serve in the role.


Vice President Kamala Harris recently waded into "the real H-U" debate that pits Howard University against Hampton University, both HBCUs.


Alabama U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville had some interesting words when asked if he supports white nationalists serving in the military. 

Race Matters

At a CNN town hall event Wednesday night, Donald Trump used a racist dog whistle to refer to Capitol Police Lt. Michael Byrd, the Black cop who shot Ashli Babbitt, as a "thug."

In what could have broad implications for the 2024 election, a new poll found that the nation's youngest voters overwhelmingly support Vice President Kamala Harris.

New York City Mayor Eric Adams, a longtime police officer, ripped people saying Jordan Neely was murdered despite the vigilante chokehold death being ruled a "homicide."


Nikki Haley's morbid prediction that Joe Biden won't live through a second term underscores Republicans' fear of Kamala Harris becoming president.


Gov. Kay Ivey's war on so-called "wokeness" is aimed at anyone who tries to center equity, the Alabama Institute for Social Justice says.


White House domestic policy adviser Susan Rice announced she will be stepping down, prompting Joe Biden to honor her "tireless efforts" in working "to get important things done for the American people."

North Carolina Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson's newly announced gubernatorial campaign drew attention to his suggestion that Black people should pay, not be paid, for reparations for slavery.