Black voters are being blamed for low turnout as Louisiana elected Jeff Landry governor, but critics say state Democrats didn't help, either.

McClellan, a Democrat serving in the Virginia General Assembly for over 14 years, will be the first Black woman to serve as governor in the United States if she is elected in November.

Black Lives Matter activists and other prominent Black political leaders want to ensure that the Senate includes a Black woman representative as Harris transitions to her role of Vice President.


Mayor Andrew Gillum is saying what everyone needs to hear.


Missouri Governor Jay Nixon signed an executive order Monday morning that could send the National Guard to Ferguson. He wrote in a statement posted to his official Web site this morning: “Tonight, a day of hope, prayers, and peaceful protests was marred by the violent criminal acts of an organized and growing number of individuals, many from outside the […]

Johnny Dupree, the mayor of Hattiesburg, Miss. and first African American candidate selected to run for Governor in the state, lost on Tuesday in the state’s Gubernatorial election. See also: Herman Cain Lawyer Lin Wood: New Accusers Should ‘Think Twice’ See also: Weekend Getaway Guide: Washington, D.C. Republican Lt. Gov. Phil Bryant won in a landslide victory with […]

Charles Barkley sat with CNN’s Campbell Brown last night and hinted at a run for Governor. The former Philadelphia 76ers and Phoenix Suns star has mentioned political ambitions since he left the court for the broadcast booth, suggesting his commitment to service. The Alabama seat will be up for grabs in 2014.  From The Hill:  […]