If you were still holding out some kind of hope that the United States would avoid a Donald Trump presidency at the last moment, this news should signal it’s time to move past that: Donald Trump has surpassed 270 electoral votes to officially secure the presidency, the Associated Press confirmed.
The outcome of Tuesday’s presidential election has inspired a new wave of hate speech across the United States, both online and in real life. Friday morning, black University of Pennsylvania students were reportedly targeted by unknown perpetrators using the GroupMe app. According to the Philadelphia Inquirer, the messages in question included “scheduled” lynchings for specific students under the group name “N***** Lynching.”
Hillary Clinton’s Brooklyn campaign office had to be evacuated on Friday night after what a white, powdery substance was found inside a letter addressed to the campaign. The office is on the 11th floor of 1 Pierrepont Place, in Brooklyn Heights.
LeBron James made headlines away from basketball this past weekend when he voiced his support for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. And while celebrity endorsements rarely sway voters one way or the other, the King’s could actually have a pretty big impact in Ohio, an important swing state in the 2016 election.