Monthly Archives: October 2018

Andrew Gillum Is Winning by Being His Natural, Black Self

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.—Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum isn’t afraid to tell you he is a proud black man. The political implications of being “too black,” long a concern for black candidates running for statewide or higher office throughout U.S. history, don’t scare him. He embraces his blackness because he believes in himself and knows
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Obama to campaign for Gillum, Nelson in Florida

Former President Obama will travel to Florida this week to campaign for Democratic candidates Andrew Gillum and Sen. Bill Nelson. The former president will appear with the candidates on Friday, just days ahead of the midterm elections, the Florida Democratic Party announced Monday. Gillum, the Tallahassee mayor who is facing off against
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