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Rashida Tlaib & Ilhan Omar set to make history as the first Muslim Women in U.S House of Representatives

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In November history will be made in this country through politics. Rashida Tlaib will be the first Muslim American and Palestinian woman elected to the House of Representatives. Tlaib, 42, is a Detroit native who won her Democratic primary by one percentage point and won’t face a challenger in the general election. In Minnesota, Ilhan Omar will most likely share the honor of being the first Muslim woman in Congress with Tlaib. However Omar, 36 will be the first Somali-American elected to the state legislature. The two women have made their mark through hard work, something that Tlaib pointed out. “We didn’t come from thin air. We’re centered and focused on a number of issues that we’ve been working on as moms, as women of color—and some that are related to being Muslim in America.” she said. To read more about this story click here.

Hate to Say it but T.I’s Depiction of Melania Trump is Not Far Fetched

By: Jarrod Horton

Staff Writer

When I first saw  T.I’s video of the lookalike Melania Trump stripping in the Oval Office; I thought he was kind of bogus. I mentioned in my previous article that it was due in part to crossing the line with disrespect towards people’s spouse or children.  I mean the video is raunchy and the lookalike really does look like the first lady. Continue reading

Fair Game: If Michelle Obama Can be Disrespected So Can Melania Trump

By: Jarrod Horton

Staff Writer

T.I has come under fire for a video he posted on Twitter to promote his new album ‘Dime Trap.’ The video has a lookalike model of  First Lady Melania Trump dancing nude on a desk in recreated set of the Oval Office. The video caused Melania’s spokesperson Stephanie Grisham to call for a boycott of T.I. “It’s disrespectful and disgusting to portray her this way simply because of politics,” Grisham told people on Oct. 16th. “These kinds of vulgar attacks only further the divisiveness and bias in our country — it needs to stop.” she continued.


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Does Chance The Rapper Endorsement of Amara Enyia Make Her Standout Among Crowded Chicago Mayoral Race?

By: Jarrod Horton

Staff Writer

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At this point, the Chicago Mayoral race is as almost crowded as CTA bus during rush hour. There are 17 candidates running for mayor and more people are considering to join the race. It seems that no one as the clear cut favorite to become the successor to Rahm Emanuel. One candidate who might gain an edge is Amara Eniya. Continue reading

The Honorable Mayor of Atlanta Keisha Lance Bottoms Hosts Candid Conversation with Rembert Browne at A3C Festival & Conference

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Atlanta, GA. 5 October 2018 – Launching A3C’s “Women in Charge” programming series, the Honorable Mayor Keisha Lance Bottomssat down with renowned culture journalist, Rembert Browne, for an intimate discussion sharing her journey into becoming the Mayor, from grade school until present day. This discussion, held at the A3C Festival & Conference headquarters, the Loudermilk Conference Center, invited all A3C attendees for a complimentary brunch buffet while learning more about the new Mayor of Atlanta. Continue reading