Tag: The Black Ballot

Northam’s Blackface Scandal Resurfaces As Virginia Governor Candidates Battle For Black Voters In Tight Race

NewsOne Featured Video The nearly three-year-old Virginia blackface scandal surrounding Gov. Ralph Northam has resurfaced as the state’s Democratic and Republican gubernatorial nominees court Black voters ahead of next week’s election — and he’s not even running. Whether it will be a factor in the election’s outcome remains to be seen, but Glenn Youngkin, the […]

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Freedom To Vote Act: 5 Things To Know About The Landmark Voting Rights Legislation

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Erik McGregor / Getty Faced once again with an opportunity to take action on voting rights, the Senate is scheduled for a procedural vote on the Freedom to Vote Act on Wednesday. Led by Democratic Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Joe Manchin, the Freedom to Vote Act is a compromise born out […]

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GOP Opening Community Centers To Engage Black Voters As Patience With Biden Administration Wears Thin

NewsOne Featured Video Source: adamkaz / Getty Building on what they call “positive gains made with Black voters,” the Republican National Committee is opening a Black American Engagement Center outside Atlanta in College Park, Ga. The RNC insists that it is serious about engaging in strategic and sustained Black voter engagement. Speaking with NewsOne, RNC […]

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Local Georgia Election Board Takes Swift Action Against Employees Accused Of Shredding Voter Registration Applications

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Megan Varner / Getty N ews broke Monday afternoon that a metro Atlanta election board dismissed two employees for allegedly shredding voter registration applications. CBS 46 reported the employees in question have not been identified but were immediately terminated Friday after supervisors were informed of the situation.    So far, it is unclear what the employees’ motive may have been. Local […]

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