Monthly Archives: October 2016

How a small Southern city could change voting rights –

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There is an arguable precedent to expand voting rights based on how other cities interpret state constitutions. For example, 16-year-olds have the right to vote in city elections in Tacoma Park, Maryland. Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp does not …
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NAACP Sues North Carolina Over ‘Purges’ of Thousands of Black Voters

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The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People of North Carolina filed a federal lawsuit Monday that accuses the state Board of Elections of illegally purging the names of thousands of black residents from voter rolls. The civil rights group is trying to stop several county boards of elections in North Carolina from canceling the registrations of thousands of people about a week before Election Day, while fighting to reinstate eligible voters who have been affected.

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Top 3 Trends Impacting the Haircare Market in Africa Through 2020: Technavio – Business Wire (press release)

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Top 3 Trends Impacting the Haircare Market in Africa Through 2020: Technavio
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In 2016, P&G, under its My Black is Beautiful initiative launched the hair truth campaign, a community building program aimed at educating consumers with curly hair or African hair. The campaign unites the P&G brands Pantene, Head & Shoulder, Herbal …

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Mom Gives Her Son A Voting Lesson In Viral Post

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Does your mom go hard about voting like this?

On Friday, a Twitter user named Kenny Okwara posted a video of his mom making an impassioned plea to get out the vote.


— kenny (@xxxjayglo) October 28, 2016

“When you circle the vote, take a picture. I have to see who you voted for. If you didn’t vote for Hillary Clinton…” his mother demands.

“If I don’t vote for Hillary (Clinton) what will happen?” he asks.

“There’s going to be a little problem in this house. I’ll seize your phone, I’ll seize the car!” she says in response.

In between laughs, Kenny tells her he doesn’t intend to vote for Clinton or Donald Trump, then asks if there’s a non-voting option, which sends his mother over the edge.

“Do not vote for the stupid man who didn’t know about Syria, about Aleppo!” she says in reference to Libertarian Party candidate Gary Johnson.

Johnson came under fire when he asked, “What is Aleppo?” during a September 8 news segment on MSNBC’s Morning Joe.


Barnicle: “What would you do…about Aleppo?”

Gary Johnson: “What is Aleppo?”

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18 Year Old Khalid Puts El Paso On Map with Alt. R&B Hit ‘Location’

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Over the past few months, El Paso’s Own Khalid’s breakout single has earned him over 3.66 million streams on Soundcloud and a whopping 9 million streams on Spotify. The video takes place in the desert dry city of El paso, Texas and it pretty much speaks for itself. Check out the video above and learn about the 18 year old from El Paso below!

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