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  • Tuesday, 16 July 2019 10:29
  • Associated Press

Defiant in the face of widespread criticism, President Donald Trump renewed his belligerent call for four Democratic congresswomen of color to get out of the U.S. “right now,” cementing his position as the most willing U.S. leader in generations to stoke the discord that helped send him to the White House. Content to gamble that a sizable chunk of the electorate embraces his tweets that have been widely denounced as racist , the president made clear that he has no qualms about exploiting racial divisions once again. “It doesn’t concern me because many people agree with me,” Trump said Monday at the White House.

  • Monday, 15 July 2019 20:58
  • Natasha S. Alford

War On Drugs RacismWar On Drugs RacismJairo Andres Lerma Payan (C) of New York City and founder of New York Afro Latinos Immigration Service holds a sign during a rally June 17, 2013, at the Lafayette Park in Washington, DC.

  • Sunday, 14 July 2019 21:46
  • Dawn Onley

Former U.S. President Barack thegrio.comFormer U.S. President Barack thegrio.comFormer U.S.

  • Saturday, 13 July 2019 13:50
  • Brian A. Benjamin

Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) addresses the crowd at the 2019 South Carolina Democratic Party State Convention on June 22, 2019 in Columbia, South Carolina.

  • Thursday, 11 July 2019 21:42
  • Demetria Irwin

Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisNEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - JULY 06: Kamala Harris speaks on stage at 2019 ESSENCE Festival Presented By Coca-Cola at Ernest N.

  • Wednesday, 10 July 2019 18:44
  • Melanie Eversley

Ayanna Pressley thegrio.com APAyanna Pressley thegrio.com APRep. Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., listens during a news conference with members of the Progressive Caucus in Washington, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley, the first Black woman to represent Massachusetts in Congress, is coming out kicking in her first term, warning White House counselor Kellyanne Conway: “Keep my name out of your lying mouth.

  • Wednesday, 10 July 2019 13:18
  • Kia Morgan-Smith

A South Bend, Ind., family outraged by the police-involved killing of their loved one, wants the city’s mayor, 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, to revoke pay for the officer who shot him. On Tuesday, the family of Eric Logan submitted a petition demanding that South Bend Police Sgt.Ryan O’Neill’s pay be revoked in light of the killing of the father of seven and the questionable circumstances of the case. The family wants Buttigieg to make a recommendation to have the cop’s pay revoked since he doesn’t have the authority to render that decision. READ MORE: Police shooting of Black man poses Pete Buttigieg’s biggest 2020 challenge yet

  • Tuesday, 09 July 2019 20:05
  • Natasha S. Alford

attends Los Angeles LGBT Center's 48th Anniversary Gala Vanguard Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on September 23, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. When our forever First Lady Michelle Obama counts the list of people who’ve influenced her the most, Valerie Jarrett is right at the top.

  • Tuesday, 09 July 2019 20:05
  • Natasha S. Alford

attends Los Angeles LGBT Center's 48th Anniversary Gala Vanguard Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on September 23, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. When our forever First Lady Michelle Obama counts the list of people who’ve influenced her the most, Valerie Jarrett is right at the top.

  • Tuesday, 09 July 2019 16:12
  • Kia Morgan-Smith

Stacey Abrams thegrioStacey Abrams thegrioFormer Georgia Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams. ((Photo by Jessica McGowan/Getty Images) Stacey Abrams’ political action committee for Fair Fight Action, a group of voting rights advocates, has raised $3.9 million in the six months since it started. The organization was Abrams’ brainchild after she lost a hotly contested Georgia gubernatorial race to then-secretary of state Brian Kemp by two percentage points.

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