Senator Kamala Harris Maneuvers to Build a National Profile and Help Democrats in 2018 and Beyond

By Eric Bradner, CNN Updated 9:19 PM ET, Fri June 30, 2017 Washington (CNN) Sen. Kamala Harris is using her newfound progressive stardom to raise money for her Democratic colleagues — and amplifying buzz about the California freshman as a prospect for the party’s 2020 presidential nomination in the process.

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Atlanta Federal Reserve Names First Black Regional President

by Patrick Gillespie   @CNNMoney Raphael Bostic was named president of the Atlanta Federal Reserve, becoming the first African-American regional president in the central bank’s history. Bostic, a former policymaker in the Department of Housing and Urban Development, is a professor at the University of Southern California. He will become

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Emory Law Journal Names First Black Editor-in-Chief In Its 65 Year History

Fiza Pirani, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution 6:15 p.m Friday, March 3, 2017 Since its inception in 1952, the Emory Law Journal has never elected a black editor-in-chief—until now. Emory University School of Law student Janiel Myers, who was born in Jamaica and recently naturalized as an American citizen, was named to the

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How America’s ‘First Black Middle Class Village’ Was Destroyed to Make Way For Central Park

By Matthew Wright For Dailymail.com Published: 08:27 EDT, 9 March 2017   Seneca Village was a predominantly African American village spanning 82nd to 87th Streets along what is now the western edge of Central Park Created in 1825, the village was flattened and people were forced to move to make

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Mahershala Ali Wins Supporting Actor Oscar for ‘Moonlight’

Reporting by Piya Sinha-Roy; Editing by Jill Serjeant and Sandra Maler Mahershala Ali won the best supporting actor Oscar on Sunday for his role as a drug-dealing mentor to an impoverished black boy in the intimate independent drama “Moonlight.” Ali, 43, plays Juan, a drug dealer who takes a young

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George E. Taylor, 1904 United States Presidential Candidate

George E. Taylor, 1904 National Negro Liberty Party Presidential Candidate In 1892, Mr. George E. Taylor was positioned as an Independent Republican. He, along with Frederick Douglass and Charles Ferguson carried recommendations from Black Independent Republicans to the Platform Committee of the National Republican Party. That committee rejected ALL of

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