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CBS News 27 Aug 2020

Black National Convention zeroes in on elevating Black issues ahead of 2020 election


The Black National Convention kicks off Friday night at 7 p.m. ET. The free virtual stream aims to focus on issues important to the Black community, and how to use the vote this November to create lasting change. Rukia Lumumba, co-producer of the Black National Convention and co-director of the Electoral Justice Project of the Movement for Black Lives, joins CBSN's Elaine Quijano on "Red and Blue" to discuss the event.

Georgia incumbent Republican Senators Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue called the handling of the state's 2020 election an "embarrassment" and demanded Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger resign. Raffensperger, a fellow Republican, said "That is not going to happen." The senators are both facing January runoffs that will likely determine control of the Senate. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Washington correspondent Tia Mitchell joins CBSN's "Red and Blue" anchor Elaine Quijano with the details.
Stephen A. Smith weighs in on reports of Dallas Cowboys players being critical of the coaching staff.
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