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  • Friday, 18 October 2019 19:00
  • Blue Telusma

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)

  • Friday, 18 October 2019 13:47
  • Associated Press

Elijah CummingsElijah CummingsFILE - In this April 2, 2109 file photo, House Oversight and Reform Committee Chair Elijah Cummings, D-Md.

  • Thursday, 17 October 2019 20:10
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From left, Rep.

  • Thursday, 17 October 2019 15:57
  • Wendy L. Wilson

Many of us woke up the sad news this morning that legendary Baltimore Democratic Congressman, Rep. Elijah Cummings, had passed away.  Cummings chaired the House Oversight Committee and was an ardent supporter of the impeachment of President Donald Trump. In fact, he was one of the political leaders guiding the impeachment inquiry from the House Democrats. Cummings, who was 68, died early Thursday at Johns Hopkins Hospital from complications from longstanding health challenges, according to a statement provided by his office. An outpouring of sympathetic words and statements have been issued since the news broke, particularly from his former colleagues in office. In fact, even Donald Trump has issued a personal statement on Cummings passing and supplied a statement on behalf of the White House saying, “as a mark of respect for the memory and longstanding public service of Representative Elijah E.

  • Thursday, 17 October 2019 11:08
  • Kia Morgan-Smith

National Rifle Association theGrio.comNational Rifle Association theGrio.comPITTSBURGH, PA - APRIL 16: A conventioneer inspects an assault rifle on display at the 133rd National Rifle Association National Convention at the David L.

  • Wednesday, 16 October 2019 12:54
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WarrenWarrenDemocratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., left, former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass.

  • Wednesday, 16 October 2019 11:51
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Tarana BurkeTarana BurkeIn this Friday, Oct.

  • Tuesday, 15 October 2019 18:10
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Michelle Obama thegrio.comMichelle Obama thegrio.comLAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 23: Former first lady Michelle Obama speaks during a rally for When We All Vote's National Week of Action at Chaparral High School on September 23, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

  • Monday, 14 October 2019 16:04
  • Kia Morgan-Smith

Throngs of people descended on Atlanta and crowded the streets in celebration of their right to be who they are as part of the LGBTQ community during the 49th annual Atlanta Pride Parade. READ MORE: Billy Porter to play the Fairy Godmother in ‘Cinderella’ live-action remake Despite the rain, there was a showing of strength in numbers with thousands participating in the inclusive gathering. Among those in attendance was former Georgia gubernatorial contender Stacey Abrams, a gay rights supporter, who served as a grand marshal. Abrams’ presence at the festival and unwavering support of gay people proves that they have become an important component of society that has some political pull and clout that could make a difference in the elections ahead.

  • Monday, 14 October 2019 15:56
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Dwayne Johnson theGrio.comDwayne Johnson theGrio.com (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images) 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is gaining popularity in the polls and it appears Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is amongst her fan club. According toFox News, Saturday evening, the A-list actor tweeted about his surprising connection with Warren. READ MORE: Is Dwayne Johnson returning to his wrestling roots?

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