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Michelle Obama: Women Who Voted for Trump ‘Voted Against Their Own Voice’ (Watch)

*Speaking at an event Wednesday, former first lady Michelle Obama said women who voted for Republican nominee Donald Trump over Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton went against their “authentic voice” in the 2016 presidential election. “Any woman who voted against Hillary Clinton voted against their own voice,” she said at the Inbound 2017 conference in Boston, […]

Next ‘American Horror Story’ Theme Will Be 2016 Presidential Election

*Ryan Murphy revealed that the 2016 presidential election will be the focus of next season’s “American Horror Story.” During a visit to “Watch What Happens Live,” the show’s creator and executive producer revealed that season seven of the FX anthology series will tackle the Nov. 8 election that saw Donald Trump defeat Hillary Clinton. The […]

Rosie Perez, Pink Join ‘Hail Mary’ Effort to Legally Deny Trump Presidency

*Dozens of celebrities including Lady Gaga, Rosie Perez, Amanda Seyfried, Marg Helgenberger and Pink have added their names to a long-shot movement underway to legally deny Donald Trump the presidency. More than 2.7 million Americans have signed a petition calling on Republican electors to switch their votes and make Hillary Clinton president, according to […]

Charles Barkley on Donald Trump: ‘We Have to Give Him a Chance’

*During NBA on TNT Thursday night, hosts Ernie Johnson and Charles Barkley took a moment to discuss their difficulty with Tuesday’s election. Johnson said he couldn’t bring himself to vote for either candidate. “There were trust issues with Hillary Clinton I couldn’t get past, and there was this inflammatory rhetoric from Donald Trump, which to […]

President Obama Set to Address the Nation about Trump at 12:15 EST

*President Barack Obama, who has invited President-elect Donald Trump to the White House on Thursday, will address Trump’s victory in a statement from the White House at 12:15 p.m. ET on Wednesday. Vice President Joe Biden will join him, according to the Associated Press. The White House says Obama called Trump from his residence in […]

NAACP Sues North Carolina Over Voter Purge Targeting African Americans

*The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) of North Carolina filed a federal lawsuit Monday that accuses the state Board of Elections of illegally purging the names of thousands of black residents from voter rolls, reports Time magazine. The civil rights group is attempting to halt several county boards of elections in […]

‘Birth of a Nation’, ‘Hamilton’ Set In-Theatre Voter Registration; ‘Birth’ Cast Releases PSA (Watch)

*The casts of “The Birth of a Nation” and Broadway’s Hamilton are doing their part to support National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday, Sept. 27 with registration tables set up at screenings of Nate Parker’s film and at the theater showing Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Tony winning musical, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Hamilton will host a national voter registration on Sept. 28 and […]

BET Kicks Off the ‘Vote Your Voice’ Tour in Atlanta

*BET Networks is kicking off a 20 plus city truck tour to encourage young people to register to vote. To create awareness and excitement around their voter engagement initiative, “Voice Your Vote,” BET is tying in the promotional tour with their upcoming “BET Hip Hop Awards Show”, airing on October 4 at 8pm ET. The […]