Mayor Tom Boyd went on a distasteful rant, as Texans try to stay warm in freezing conditions. Head inside for videos of what people have been dealing with.

In this day and age, there’s a thin line between having a voice and being political. Back in the day, Black artists used their platform to make changes invoke change and bring awareness to the oppressive environment that people of color were experiencing at the time. You know the famous Nina Simone quote, right: “You […]

Atlanta has a mayor named Keisha, ain’t that something? Keisha Lance Bottoms earned her Bachelor’s in communications at Florida A&M University, an HBCU, and a law degree from Georgia State University. She’s also a member of the Atlanta Alumni Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc, and as of Tuesday night, ATL’s official mayor-elect. In […]

It’s official. Keisha Lance Bottoms has been elected as new mayor of the city of Atlanta and only the second African-American woman to hold this position. Most of the city of Atlanta has been rallying for ATLiens to vote for Bottoms all month long, including celebs like Will Packer and Ludacris.     But there […]

The nation is still up in arms after 14 girls have been pronounced missing in Washington, D.C. within 24 hours. D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser announced on Friday that the city will dedicate more resources including a task force to help find missing youth in the District. According to The Washington Post, Bowser will increase the number of […]

Beverly Whaling, the mayor of Clay, West Virginia, has officially resigned after posting an approving comment on a racist Facebook post that compared First Lady Michelle Obama to an "ape in heels."

Douglasville residents were thrilled to see a change in the political makeup of their small, rural city last week when Rochelle Robinson was elected mayor, making her both the first female and the first Black politician to hold the seat.


Nick Mosby, Baltimore councilman and husband of State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby, has announced his candidacy for mayor. It’s not a joke. Nineteen-year-old rapper Chief Keef announced via social media that he just might retire the mic and pick things up in politics. Keef told Twitter he plans to run for mayor of Chi-Town, despite his fair share of run-ins with the Chicago Police Department in the past. It was just last weekend that Keef’s highly anticipated […]

We’re thinking his campaign slogan would be “staying tru to you.” G.O.O.D Music affiliate 2 Chainz caught the attention of folks everywhere when he battled Nancy Grace over pot legalization on HLN. Now, the rapper is looking to take over several more issues, as he plans to run for mayor of his hometown. The Georgia native expressed […]