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Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp Stacey Abrams will soon have a new book out that focuses on the need for voting reform. Our Time is Now: Power, Purpose, and the Fight for a Fair America is expected to be released this June and is being published by Henry Holt and Company. It draws from Abrams’ own experience running for governor of Georgia in 2018 and the numerous challenges that came out regarding voting suppression – from access issues to the purging of voter rolls, according to The Hill.
US Senator Cory Booker and Rosario Dawson attend the Premiere Of Sony Pictures' "Zombieland Double Tap" at Regency Village Theatre on October 10, 2019 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Dave Chappelle (L), Andrew Yang (Getty Images) Comedian Dave Chappelle has just confirmed his endorsement of 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang, who is remaining in the pack and continuing to raise funds despite being behind frontrunners Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren. According to CNN, on Tuesday afternoon Chappelle became the latest celebrity to back the New York entrepreneur.
Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp Houston city council member Amanda Edwards is on a mission to become the next Democratic U.S. Senator from Texas, replacing Republican incumbent Sen.John Cornyn. But she’s also vying to become the state’s first Black woman to hold the post. “Many people think that Texas is just simply this vast red state that has no hope for a Democrat like me,” Edwards reveals during an interview with theGrio. “But the truth is, actually, Texas is changing, is changing quickly.
Reunited and it feels so good. It was announced that Method Man has joined the cast of the “Power” spinoff alongside Mary J.
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SEVILLE, SPAIN - NOVEMBER 03: Akon attends the MTV EMAs 2019 at FIBES Conference and Exhibition Centre. (Photo by Kate Green/Getty Images for MTV) Akon is building his own city in Senegal, on a 2,000-acre plot of land gifted to the singer by President Macky Sall. READ MORE: Akon opens up about building his own solar-powered city in Senegal
(Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images) Spike Lee just made history. The award-winning filmmaker has just been named President of the Canned Film Festival Jury, making him the first Black person to head the panel. Trump attacks Spike Lee over Oscar speech telling people to vote him out in 2020 The annual film festival is the largest in the world and brings Hollywood’s elite to the French Riviera each May.
(Photo by Leon Bennett/Getty Images for Essence) ESPN host Cari Champion has announced her decision to leave ESPN after seven years with the network. The host will remain on-air through the end of January. The UCLA alum joined ESPN in 2012 after a three-year stint at The Tennis Channel. During her time at ESPN, she worked as a host and moderator on First Take, and was a SportsCenter anchor before securing her post as host of Sports Nation and SportsCenter Coast to Coast.