Thursday, August 20, 2020

How to vote early, safely and by mail in all 50 states

How to vote early, safely and by mail in all 50 states If you want to vote early because you’re worried about the health risks of standing in line on… Read More
Wednesday, August 19, 2020

More Than A Vote: A letter to fans to fight Black voter suppression

More Than A Vote: A letter to fans to fight Black voter suppression We are a coalition of Black athletes and artists who came together amid the protests fueled by… Read More
Tuesday, August 18, 2020

State Sen. Raumesh Akbari among 17 'rising stars' to give Democratic National Convention keynote

State Sen. Raumesh Akbari among 17 'rising stars' to give Democratic National Convention keynote State Sen. Raumesh Akbari will be among 17 "rising stars" to give a joint keynote speech… Read More
Tuesday, August 11, 2020

HBCU campuses set to safely reopen with help of Thurgood Marshall College Fund, United Negro College Fund

HBCU campuses set to safely reopen with help of Thurgood Marshall College Fund, United Negro College Fund Thurgood Marshall College Fund and United Negro College Fund partnered with Testing For… Read More
Saturday, August 8, 2020

We Must Act Now to Protect Voting Rights and Expand Access

We Must Act Now to Protect Voting Rights and Expand AccessAn Opinion by Rep. Gilda Cobb-Hunter (SC) , Rep. Zakiya Summers (MS) & Sen. Nikema Williams (GA) August 7, 2020… Read More
Thursday, August 6, 2020

Rest in Peace, Shirley Rice

Rest in Peace, Shirley Rice Shirley Rice, the wife of state Senator Ronald L. Rice (D-28) of Newark, has died. Governor Phil Murphy paid tribute to Mrs. Rice this morning at his emergency… Read More
Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Synovus Makes $1 Million Contribution to UNCF, Names Scholarship Fund in Honor of State Representative Calvin Smyre

Synovus Makes $1 Million Contribution to UNCF, Names Scholarship Fund in Honor of State Representative Calvin Smyre COLUMBUS, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Synovus today announced a $1 million contribution to UNCF (United Negro… Read More
Friday, July 24, 2020

Police reforms proposed; Cobb-Hunter: Plan sets standards, doesn’t play ‘gotcha’

Police reforms proposed; Cobb-Hunter: Plan sets standards, doesn’t play ‘gotcha’ COLUMBIA – Rep. Gilda Cobb-Hunter announced a framework for addressing police misconduct during a Thursday press conference at the South… Read More
Wednesday, July 22, 2020

NBCSL President Rep. Gilda Cobb-Hunter’s Message on the Passing of Congressman John R. Lewis

NBCSL President Rep. Gilda Cobb-Hunter’s Message on the Passing of Congressman John R. Lewis I join the rest of the country in deep mourning over the passing of Georgia Congressman… Read More
Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Minnesota House Passes Police Accountability Act

Minnesota House Passes Police Accountability Act Tuesday, July 21, 2020 SAINT PAUL – Today, the Minnesota House approved the Minnesota Police Accountability Act. The legislation, authored by members of the People… Read More
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