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  • Thursday, 25 April 2019 13:56
  • Tiffany Cross

DC360 with Tiffany Cross
DC360 with Tiffany Cross

In this episode of DC360, Tiffany Cross reports from Capitol Hill on Biden’s bid for 2020; new legislation to protect women with natural hair from discrimination, a lawmaker’s efforts to seal a person’s record if they have been convicted of simple possession of marijuana and how states around the country are taking steps to disenfranchise Black voters.

  • Wednesday, 24 April 2019 19:21
  • Natasha S. Alford

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) says it’s time to move beyond talking about the problem of Black mothers dying and make hospitals find solutions or pay up.

At the She The People conference in Houston on Wednesday, Sen. Warren rolled out a policy plan that would address the racial disparity between Black and white mothers.

“We have failed our mamas, we have failed our babies,” Sen. Warren told the crowd, eliciting loud cheers and applause.

While the United States has an exceptionally high maternal mortality rate across the board, Black women die at 3 to 4 times the rate of white women.

Black moms in our country are dying from childbirth-related causes 3-4 times more often than white moms.

  • Wednesday, 24 April 2019 18:20
  • Kia Morgan-Smith

Joe Biden has hired Symone Sanders, as a senior adviser for his 2020 presidential bid.

The post Biden reportedly hires political strategist Symone Sanders to campaign team appeared first on theGrio.

  • Tuesday, 23 April 2019 00:01
  • Darralynn Hutson

The Atlanta Police Department incident report detailing the fatal shooting of community activist, Oscar Cain, gives very little details on his murder because the police officer's body camera had been shut off.

The post Body Cam was turned off during fatal shooting of Atlanta activist, Oscar Cain appeared first on theGrio.

  • Monday, 22 April 2019 17:28
  • Melanie Eversley

  There are a number of issues that Democratic voters care about in the 2020 race for the White House, but the diversity among the candidates is not one of them, according to a Monmouth University poll released Tuesday. In the survey of 801 adults running from April 11-15, about 87 percent said race of […]

The post Poll: Most Democratic voters say race not a factor in 2020 campaign appeared first on theGrio.

  • Sunday, 21 April 2019 22:18
  • Natasha S. Alford

In a 1-on-1 interview with theGrio, Sen. Warren addresses her agenda for Black America.

The post Elizabeth Warren vows to help families affected by redlining—or racist housing policies appeared first on theGrio.

  • Sunday, 21 April 2019 19:42
  • Kia Morgan-Smith

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson applauded Trump’s policy proposal to kick undocumented family members of US citizens out of public housing

The post Ben Carson applauds Trump’s policy to kick undocumented immigrants out of public housing appeared first on theGrio.

  • Sunday, 21 April 2019 18:14
  • Dawn Onley

  Herman Cain is no longer a candidate for the Federal Reserve Board, according to a tweet from President Trump. The news comes after the chief executive had said he was considering the businessman, but that subsequently ran into past allegations of sexual harassment. Trump first spoke of nominating Cain weeks ago, referring to him […]

The post Herman Cain pulls out of consideration for Federal Reserve Board appeared first on theGrio.

  • Friday, 19 April 2019 01:06
  • Soraya Joseph

Federal Judge Linda Parker of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan told Flint residents that they can sue the federal government over the city's ongoing water crisis.

The post Judge allows Flint residents to sue federal government for water crisis appeared first on theGrio.

  • Friday, 19 April 2019 00:38
  • Soraya Joseph

Nicki Minaj and Chris Brown are gearing up to go on tour together, and according to Breezy, they are set to hit the stage as early as this summer.

The post Nicki Minaj and Chris Brown Set Tour together this summer appeared first on theGrio.

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