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Memphis Mayoral Candidate Tami Sawyer Says Black Women Can Reclaim the South

Shelby County Commissioner (District 7) Tami Sawyer in downtown Memphis on May 16, 2019.Photo: Terrell Jermaine Starr (The Root) Tami Sawyer’s run for mayor of Memphis, Tn. almost didn’t happen. The issue? Self-doubt. “Am I capable of running this city?” she wondered. “No one will vote for me,” she often told herself. “I can’t win,” […]

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Stacey Abrams Calls on Hollywood to #StayAndFight About Georgia Abortion Rights Instead of Boycotting

Photo: Getty Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams is just as outraged as many about Georgia’s decision to virtually outlaw abortions in the state, but she’s imploring leaders of industry, especially those in the filmmaking community, to stand with her and fight to change things, rather than boycott the state. Abrams, along with a group […]

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Joe Biden Is Going Back to the Clinton Playbook

When Joe Biden made his first bid for president, he was forced to drop out after plagiarizing British Labour leader Neil Kinnock in a Democratic debate. Now, in his third run for the White House, Biden is plagiarizing himself. “Ladies and gentlemen, it’s time to restore America’s soul,” he bellowed at the Iowa Democratic Steak […]

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