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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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The Improbable Run of Andrew Gillum

ANDREW GILLUM’S FIRST serious act of political defiance came 18 years ago when he crashed the office he’s now on the cusp of occupying himself, confronting a governor by the name of Jeb Bush. Just a 20-year-old college sophomore at the time, Gillum was one of four students who stormed the
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