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  • 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
  • Associated Press

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
  • Associated Press

Tarana BurkeTarana BurkeIn this Friday, Oct.

  • Tuesday, 15 October 2019 18:10
  • Blue Telusma

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
  • Blue Telusma

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?

  • Saturday, 12 October 2019 14:19
  • Shawn Grant

Kamala Harris thegrio.comKamala Harris thegrio.com U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) takes a question during a town hall meeting. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images) Earlier this week a man claimed he was paid for sex by 2020 presidential candidate Senator Kamala Harris, he has now backtracked the statement saying he was hired for an acting role.

  • Friday, 11 October 2019 16:06
  • Blue Telusma

Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum speaks during a CNN debate against his Republican opponent Ron DeSantis, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. (Photo by Chris O'Meara-Pool/Getty Images) Is an ElizabethWarren/Andrew Gillum ticket in the works? Based on recent reports it just might be.

  • Thursday, 10 October 2019 18:47
  • Wendy L. Wilson

One of the most refreshing aspects of President Barack Obama‘s legacy is the fact that he surrounded himself with intelligent, thoughtful women who possess some of the most strategic minds in our government’s history. No one fits that paradigm more than Obama’s former National Security Advisor and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Susan Rice.  Throughout her years at the White House, Rice set the tone for national security as a serious defender of American democracy and an ardent champion of Democratic politics. In her 500-page memoir, “Tough Love: My Story of the Things Worth Fighting For” (Simon & Schuster) the 54-year diplomat, wife, daughter, sister, and mother of two, carefully details what it was like being a Black woman working in foreign policy as well as providing insight into some of the most pivotal moments of her personal life that led up to enormous professional accomplishments.

  • Thursday, 10 October 2019 12:00
  • Natasha S. Alford

(Getty Images) This week the Supreme Court went back into session, kicking off what’s expected to be one of the most divisive and controversial terms in recent history. Everything from guns to abortion rights is on the docket, and America will get to see the impact of the addition of Trump-appointee Brett Kavanaugh. Although judges are expected to be politically impartial, Kavanaugh’s contentious confirmation hearing after being accused of sexual assault, left him charging Democrats with unfairly going after his character.

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