Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams said Thursday she has not ruled out running for another political office. Abrams, who spoke at the Women’s E3 Summit at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, said she has not yet settled on the next steps for her political career. “I am not being coy when I say that I have not decided what I’m going to do next,” said Abrams, the event’s keynote speaker. “I’m not going to make a choice because I feel a sense of urgency from others. I’m going to make a choice because it’s the right thing to do.
U.S. President Donald Trump has a new director of African American outreach in Nicole Frazier, weirdly right before the 2020 election.
Anita Hill has finally warmed up and could be ready to jump on the Joe Biden 2020 bandwagon and says she could now vote for him if he becomes the Democratic nominee. —Sudan: Rapes took place amid the deadly attacks in Khartoum, doctors say— Earlier this year, Hill, a law professor, was slow to give her endorsement to the former vice president because of his handling of the then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas confirmation hearing where she testified about sexual harassment. Hill was critical of Biden who was head of the Senate Judiciary Committee in 1991. She said previously if Biden and the government worked back then the way it should have, more attention would have been called to sexual harassment and assault.
On today’s episode of DC360, Grio special correspondent Tiffany Cross discusses House Financial Services committee chair Maxine Waters wants banks to release data on diversity to the government; Georgia Congresswoman Lucy McBath is introducing a “Red Flag” Bill to stop gun violence before it starts; The White house is hiring Nicole Frazier as the new Director of African American Outreach— replacing Henry Childs who replaced Omarosa Manigault Newman. For all the latest political news that matters to our community, watch new episodes of DC360 on Tuesdays and Thursdays and follow Tiffany Cross on Twitter.
Richard Collins III, 23, was stabbed to death by a suspected white supremacist in 2017. (Photo provided by the Collins family) Richard Collins III, 23, was remembered as a loyal patriot and dedicated student before an alleged white supremacist stabbed him to death in 2017. Collins was just days away from graduating from Bowie State University when Sean Urbanski, 24, a University of Maryland student, randomly attacked him as Collins visited friends on campus.
Presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris (Eileen Meslar/Telegraph Herald via AP)/Telegraph Herald via AP) and Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) are trying to get Donald Trump to pay for his infractions as President.
Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., speaks during the fourth annual Citywide Iftar Dinner in Austin, Texas. (Nick Wagner/Austin American-Statesman via AP File) MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota campaign finance officials said last week that U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar misused campaign funds in violation of state rules.
(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images) The voting system for electing judges to Arkansas’ top courts violates black residents’ rights by diluting the strength of their votes, according to a federal lawsuit filed by civil rights lawyers. The lawsuit filed Monday says that because the state’s seven Supreme Court justices are elected statewide, instead of by district, the white voting bloc overpowers the votes of black Arkansas residents.
This year Byron Allen and Marsai Martin (l-r) will be honored at the fourth annual "Innovators & Leaders" Culture Creators brunch awards. (Photos courtesy of Getty) This year’s fourth annual Culture Creators brunch will honor minority innovators in film, television, music, fashion and technology at the Beverly Hilton Hotel during BET Awards Weekend on June 22.