These Are the Results of the 2018 Midterm Election.
Democrats will take control of the House while Republicans will hold the Senate, CNN reports. And according to the stats, a record number of women were elected, which played a part in helping Democrats dominate the House of Representatives. Meanwhile, several senators who are opposed to abortion rights were elected.
“By picking up Democratic-held Senate seats in Indiana, North Dakota and Missouri — and possibly elsewhere — the Republican majority will be decidedly further to the right on the issue,” says The New York Times. “And no longer will the votes of two senators who support abortion rights — Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska — be as pivotal when it comes to confirming judges and passing legislation.”
In Florida, Andrew Gillum conceded to Ron DeSantis in a tight race for governor. In Georgia, Stacey Abrams is also in a tight race with Republican opponent Brian Kemp, and refused to concede until “every vote gets counted.”
Read more here.
Da Band Is Reuniting. We Repeat: Da Band. Is. Reuniting. 📣📣📣
True story: CASSIUS editor Stephanie Long was literally just watching Making the Band the other weekend (the Danity Kane edition) and wondering wtf happened to the members of Da Band. Welp, serendipity would have it that they’ll be reuniting in Philly. E. Ness made the announcement while talking to Battle Rap Trap on Monday.
“We’re doing a reunion in Philly man, 4948 N. Broad St. November 17 at the Penthouse man,” he said. “The whole group is gonna be there. We’re gonna turn up, it’s gonna be a movie.”
Since the show’s in Philly, doesn’t look like there’ll be any trips to Junior’s—but hopefully Dylan is there spitting his hot fiya. 🔥🔥🔥
Here’s What It’s Like to Be Black and LGBTQ in Brazil.
According to i-D, “Brazil is the place in the world that has the most transgender people, but also the place that kills the most transgender people.”
Check out their conversations with the artist’s fighting for change by heading here.
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