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by John Burl Smith -- (John Burl Smith began as a black power advocate in 1967 and now advocates for social change, social justice and other progressive causes. He is the author of “The 400th” (1619-2019) From Slavery to...
It would be a stretch to call what follows a true “exit poll” – if it were, it would have a much broader sample size and a much more scientific approach. Still, The New Tri-State Defender wanted to hear what...
NASHVILLE — Former Vice President Joe Biden has won the Democratic presidential primary in Tennessee, a state that woke up on Super Tuesday to mass tornado damage across Nashville and other parts of the state. The overnight tornadoes resulted in...
by Steve Peoples and Will Weissert — LOS ANGELES — New York billionaire Mike Bloomberg suspended his presidential campaign and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren was reassessing her candidacy Wednesday as the winnowing process in the Democrats’ 2020 nomination fight...
In a race with 13 names on the ballot and several hundred votes cast for write-ins, former Memphis City Councilman Joe Brown emerged as the winner of the Democratic Party nomination for General Sessions Court Clerk. Brown, who was term-limited...
by Johathan Matisse — NASHVILLE — Deadly overnight tornadoes delayed the start of Super Tuesday presidential primary voting in Nashville and another Tennessee county, spurring elections officials to redirect voters from some polling places to alternate locations. Some polling sites...
With voters in Tennessee and 13 other states preparing to head to the polls for Super Tuesday (March 3), a Sunday afternoon “meet and greet” with Jill Biden rallied hundreds of Joe Biden supporters to post signs and knock...
Michael Bloomberg said he “gets” the African-American community, vowing to pursue an agenda that highlights his commitment to “right the wrongs of racial inequalities,” if elected President of the United States. In Memphis last Friday for a rally at Minglewood...
Early voting for the presidential primary election has concluded in Shelby County and now Tennessee voters are preparing for Super Tuesday on March 3. It is called Super Tuesday because it is when the greatest number of states hold presidential...
The last day for voters to cast early ballots in the March 3 presidential primary in Tennessee is today (Feb. 25). Early voting began Feb. 12 and ran Mondays through Saturdays. Several Democratic presidential contenders have visited Tennessee. Nearly a quarter...
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