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Jameelah Nasheed

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Recent articles by Jameelah:

Democrats' Wins in Georgia Senate Runoffs Prove Power of Black Voters

The phenomenal turnout by Black voters in Georgia is why Joe Biden won the White House and Democrats won both Senate runoffs and control of the chamber. → Read More

Watch Nights Reflect the History of New Year’s for Black Americans

On New Year’s Eve in 1862, American slaves waited to hear if Abraham Lincoln would sign the Emancipation Proclamation and set them free. Watch Night services are still held at Black churches every year. → Read More

“Tiny Pretty Things” Star Kylie Jefferson Talks About Her Whirlwind 2020

"I consider it a fairytale beginning. No Prince Charming needed." → Read More

"Farewell Amor" Humanizes the Black Immigrant Experience

Ekwa Msangi’s film tells the complicated story of being an African immigrant in the U.S. → Read More

Trump Has Sought Local GOP Support for Overturning Election Results in Pennsylvania, Georgia, and Michigan

Donald Trump is still pursuing every avenue for overturning the 2020 election results in a few key states that helped Joe Biden win. → Read More

The DOJ Is Investigating an Alleged White House Bribery Scheme Seeking Trump's Presidential Pardon

Prosecutors allege a "secret lobbying scheme" had people trying to pay for presidential pardons. → Read More

What to Expect from HBO's "Between the World and Me" Special

Ta'Nehisi Coates' award-winning book went from the Apollo to TV screens. → Read More

Biden Said Student Loan Debt Relief "Should Be Done Immediately"

President-elect Joe Biden said this week student loan debt relief is urgently needed, but it's less clear if he'd take executive action to make it happen. → Read More

Georgia’s Support for Biden Hinges on Black Voters and Organizers

From John Lewis to Stacey Abrams, Black organizers in Georgia have long fought to protect voting rights and turn the state blue. In 2020, they may have done so. → Read More

2020 Election Results: The Squad Is Back in the House and Bigger Than Ever

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, and Ayanna Pressley are just four of the progressive voices that’ll be in the next Congress. → Read More

At the Presidential Debate, Trump Proved He Doesn’t Even Know What Racism Means

Kristen Welker put the president’s rhetoric on race under a microscope. → Read More

51 for 51 Is Lobbying Congress to Grant Statehood to Washington, D.C.

Youth activists have been lobbying Congress in an effort to advocate for making the nation's capital a state with congressional representation that can vote. → Read More

Next Presidential Debate: How to Watch and When It Starts

Donald Trump and Joe Biden will face off in a final presidential debate on October 22. Here's everything you need to know about how to watch it. → Read More

The History of Black Towns and Communities in the U.S., From Tulsa to Rosewood

From Tulsa, Oklahoma’s “Black Wall Street” to the newly founded community of Freedom, Georgia, Black neighborhoods have served as places of refuge and security. → Read More

At the Vice Presidential Debate, Mike Pence Talked a Lot for Someone With Almost Nothing to Say

At the vice presidential debate against Kamala Harris, Mike Pence made frequent interruptions, despite having little of substance to contribute. → Read More

The 2020 Vice Presidential Debate: When and How to Watch

Vice President Mike Pence and Senator Kamala Harris will meet on Wednesday, October 7 at the University of Utah for the first and only vice-presidential debate of the 2020 election. → Read More

Breonna Taylor Grand Jury Audio Recordings Released

Hours of audio recordings from the grand jury inquiry into the death of Breonna Taylor were released Friday. → Read More

At the First Presidential Debate, Trump Reminded Us a Vote for Him is a Declaration of Racism

At the first presidential debate, President Donald Trump issued orders to a far-right extremist group and refused an opportunity to denounce white supremacy. → Read More

Attica Scott, Kentucky Legislator Who Introduced Breonna’s Law Bill, Arrested and Charged With Rioting During Louisville Protests

Attica Scott is the only Black woman in the Kentucky State Legislature, and she is facing several charges after being arrested during protests for Breonna Taylor. → Read More

Breonna Taylor Received No Justice Because Black Women’s Lives Aren’t Valued

From being turned into a meme to receiving no justice from the law. → Read More