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‘People Are Losing Faith’: AUC Students Reflect on Democratic Leadership After VP Visit

Hundreds of Atlanta University Center students cheered with excitement when Vice President Kamala Harris stepped on stage inside the Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel at Morehouse College on Tuesday. Seeing the Howard University graduate and first Black woman to serve as the nation’s second-in-command, live and in-person, was an inspiration to fellow HBCU attendees […]

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Will Student Loan Forgiveness Boost Black Midterm Election Turnout in Georgia?

It was a moment Georgia State University alum Jaylan Scott had been anticipating for months, if not years. The 22-year-old Macon native was working remotely from his Johns Creek home when President Joe Biden announced his executive order canceling at least $10,000 in student loan debt for college graduates who earn less than $125,000 a […]

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Why This Black Secretary of State Candidate Came Out of Retirement to Take On the GOP

Secretary of State candidate Dee Dawkins-Haigler wants Black voters to send a message to Georgia Democrats later this month by making her the party’s choice to take on GOP incumbent Brad Raffensperger in November. Dawkins-Haigler, a 52-year-old former state lawmaker, nonprofit executive, and active minister at First St. Paul AME Church in Lithonia, is battling […]