Previous Afro-Latino members, including New York Democratic Reps. Adriano EspaillatAdriano de Jesus Espaillat CabralHispanic Caucus asks Trump to rescind invitation to Mexican president Hispanic lawmakers back CBC on police reform — an issue for both communities Calls for police reform sparks divisions in Congress MORE and Antonio DelgadoAntonio Ramon DelgadoThe Hill's Campaign Report: Buzz builds around Warren for VP Gun control group rolls out House endorsements Human Rights Campaign rolls out congressional endorsements on Equality Act anniversary MORE, have been forced to choose between membership in one or the other group. … [Read more...] about Hispanic Democrats build capital with big primary wins
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Unfortunately for Democrats, only 12 governorships are at stake this year, and they already control 8 of them. According to the authoritative Cook Political Report, half of those 12 gubernatorial races (4 in currently Democratic states, 2 in Republican states) are toss-ups, and 3 of those are in states (Indiana, Missouri, West Virginia) Trump should win handily. One gubernatorial battleground (Vermont) is in a state Hillary Clinton will easily win, and two others (New Hampshire and North Carolina) are in presidential battleground states. … [Read more...] about This Election Could Bring Big Democratic Gains Far From D.C.
"I will continue to engage in meaningful anti-racist action, to be thoughtful about the messages in my work, to be curious and open to feedback, and to do my best to take responsiblity for the ways that I am part of the problem," Slate vowed. "Most importantly, though, to anyone that I've hurt: I am very sorry. Black voices must be heard. Black Lives Matter." … [Read more...] about Actress Jenny Slate withdraws from voicing biracial character on Netflix’s ‘Big Mouth’
Last, these firms can mentor one owned by African Americans or other people of color, maybe even make a financial investment, and help them solve business issues they may not have the capacity to solve on their own. The larger firm should advocate for the Black-owned firm to get contracts using their political and personal networks. If the two firms are linked financially, that business could be good for everybody. … [Read more...] about Time for a Democratic reckoning on race
Other shows, including Apple TV Plus’ “Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet,” NBC’s “Parks and Recreation” and VH1’s “RuPaul’s Drag Race” have now shot remotely produced episodes too, and in each case, the actors or contestants had to not only improvise and roll with the punches to get the job done, but they also had to take on myriad jobs usually left to professional crew members. … [Read more...] about How Performing in Remotely-Produced TV Episodes Sharpens New Skills