Highlights from Yemi Mobolade’s watch party on Tuesday, May 16, 2023 at the COS City Hub in Colorado Springs. According to preliminary, unofficial results, Mobolade defeated Wayne Williams by about 15 percentage points, becoming the city’s first elected Black mayor and the first Colorado Springs mayor who isn’t a registered Republican in the more than four decades since the city began electing mayors directly in 1979. (Video by Skyler Ballard/ The Gazette)
Mobolade’s decisive victory represents a seismic political surprise in Colorado Springs, long known as a conservative stronghold. Though the city’s municipal elections are nonpartisan, Mobalade, who is neither a Republican nor a Democrat, will be the first mayor not affiliated with the Republican party since Colorado Springs started electing mayors 45 years ago. He…
We’re breaking down some of the origins and history behind why Asian Businesses are primarily located in the Black Communities. We dive into some research around the Civil Rights act, the history of immigration and chat with @circusfaery33
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The “No Love Challenge” featuring majorette dancing is the latest TikTok dance craze, but not many social media users know that it dates back to 1960s HBCU culture. NBC News’ Zinhle Essamuah discovers the story behind the viral clips.
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