August 20, 2014 2:51 PM • Log InREGISTER
HOT TOPICS:
Obama’s Advertising Strategy ‘That One’ And the Winner is… Obama vs. McCain Round 2 Walk-Up to the Debate The Young Set Prefers Obama RNC Sues Obama Campaign Over Donors Candidates Sling Mud Voter Suppression on College Campuses Obama Touts Documentary About McCain’s S&L Past Obama Touts Documentary About McCain’s S&L Past Attack Ads Lead up to Second Presidential Debate Russell Simmons Joins the Obama Campaign Bush Signs Bailout Bill The R-Word Looms Trail Mix Voter Registration Deadline Monday Pocketbook Politics Factchecking the Candidates How’d They Do? How’d They Do? Palin vs. Biden McCain Cedes Michigan Pot, Meet Kettle The Debate Voters Have Been Waiting For FAR-Reaching Bailout Is Palin Out of Her League? Ohio Commences Early Voting “Let’s Do The Obama Dance!” No. Let’s Not. Maxine Waters Gives an Update on the Bailout The CBCF Debate Watching Party Continues…Finishing up The CBCF Crowd Loves Obama The Debate Watching Party continues…The Scene The Debate Tom Joyner at the Debate Party McCain, Obama Square Off McCain, Obama Traveling to Mississippi Dewey Defeats Truman Redux McCain Back in Debate: Desperate or Diligent? Fate of Debate Still Uncertain CBC Alights Statuary Hall Campaigns Send Surrogates to Michigan Election Day: What Not to wear? Obama: Debate Should Commence Obama Pounces, McCain Skirts the Issues On The Issues: Biden vs. Palin Candidates Spent $94 Million in August 21st Century Problems Call for 21st Century Leadership. (Hint: That’s Not McCain) Who’ll Get the Boot? Who’ll Get the Boot? Trail Mix Candidates on the Economy ACLU Takes Up Voting Rights in Michigan Good for What Ails America? On the Issues: Obama vs. McCain Ask an Economist: Breaking Down the Financial Crisis Protecting the Right to Vote Got Jobs? Back to the Issues: The Economy Obama, McCain on the Latest Financial Crisis Candidates Appear at Ground Zero UNCF Offers Agenda for Higher Education Burrell Inks Deal with American Airlines About That Bridge… McCain Winning Independents The Audacity of….McCain Candidates React to Employment Figures Transcript of John McCain’s Speech Sound Bites Thursday’s Agenda Detroit Mayor to Resign, Do Jail Time Transcript of Palin’s Speech Palin’s Protectors Palin’s Protectors On the Agenda: Reform Setting the Record Straight Tonight’s Program Betting on Palin Sound Bites Weight Overload Bush to Speak at Convention Wooing Independents? Are You Experienced? Black Delegates Are Few in St. Paul Obama Responds to Gustav One Man’s Journey from Hillary to Barack One Man’s Journey from Hillary to Barack Trail Mix: Part III McCain Picks Palin for VP: A Giant Step for Tokenism, Not Diversity Meet Sarah Palin On the Verge of… Squeezing Into Invesco Field Transcript of Obama’s Speech Transcript of Obama’s Speech ‘Barack Can’t Be Bought’ ‘Barack Can’t Be Bought’ Dream On! Michelle Obamania Continues What Democrats Can Learn from Republicans Obama Ready For Prime Time? It’s a Family Affair It’s a Family Affair Obama Makes a Cameo ObamaTaxCut.com Transcript of Biden’s Speech Transcript of Biden’s Speech Transcript of Bill Clinton’s Speech Transcript of Bill Clinton’s Speech I Don’t Know What To Say…What Would Pop-Pop Think? Going, Going Gone McCainiacs Descend on Denver Clinton Releases Delegates Shocking Messages Manufacturing New Jobs A Night of Zingers and One Liners Political Evolution Casey Makes the Case We Are The Ones Crunching The Energy Crisis Numbers Pennsylvania Is Up for Grabs Women Honor the Right to Vote Our Eyes Are Open. Are We Ready To See? Michelle Obamania!! Michelle and Joe on Families VIDEO BLOG – Michelle & Joe Talk Family Obama-Mania with a Price Tag Meet Joe Biden Denver vs. New York Michelle Obama and Her Working Class Roots A Republican for Obama Grace Under Pressure Transcript of Michelle Obama’s Speech Transcript of Michelle Obama’s Speech America’s Town Hall America’s Town Hall Democratic National Convention Booker Says Obama Can’t Do It Alone Booker Says Obama Can’t Do It Alone Getting a Pass? Show Them the Money Jesse Jackson MIA at Celebration of Civil Rights From ’68 to ’08 Big Apple Delegates Hold On to Hillary McCain Takes Aim at Obama-Biden What’s Wrong With Barack Obama? Trail Mix: Part II Judge Orders Detroit Mayor to Jail Hip-Hop Political Support Going to the Polls Obama Addresses the National Urban League

News

Obama’s Advertising Strategy

Will candidate's plan be to his ultimate detriment?

African American voters have long lamented that Democratic politicians take their vote for granted, while…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE

Posted: Tags: ,

‘That One’

Tuesday night’s presidential debate wasn’t the be-all end-all meeting viewers had anticipated but there were…

By Renita Burns

Posted: Tags: , ,

And the Winner is…

The presidential candidates knocked out their second debate last night in Nashville, Tennesee. The town…

By Renita Burns

Posted: Tags: , ,

Obama vs. McCain Round 2

The debate ended without the fireworks some pundits were expecting. Though Sens. McCain and Obama…

By Renita Burns

Posted: Tags: , , ,

Walk-Up to the Debate

(Source: news.bbc.co.uk)

It’s round two of the presidential debates, with Sens. Barack Obama and John McCain…

By Renita Burns

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,

The Young Set Prefers Obama

(Source: seattletimes.nwsource.com)
 
It’s no surprise. Sen. Barack Obama is the clear leader when it comes to…

By Renita Burns

Posted:

RNC Sues Obama Campaign Over Donors

The Republican National Committee said it plans to file a complaint today against Sen. Barack…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

Posted:

Candidates Sling Mud

It is less than 30 days before Election Day, and the gloves are off!

The McCain…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

Posted:

Voter Suppression on College Campuses

Florida A&M University students look over a sample ballot while standing in line to vote…

By Renita Burns

Posted: Tags: , , ,

Obama Touts Documentary About McCain’s S&L Past

Sen. Barack Obama’s campaign is making sure voters are aware of Sen. John McCain’s transgressions…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

Posted: Tags: , , ,

Obama Touts Documentary About McCain’s S&L Past

Sen. Barack Obama’s campaign is making sure voters are aware of Sen. John McCain’s transgressions…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

Posted: Tags: , , ,

Attack Ads Lead up to Second Presidential Debate

The past comes to roost for McCain, Obama

While the presidential candidates gear up for the second debate Tuesday evening at Belmont University…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

Posted: Tags: , , , ,

Russell Simmons Joins the Obama Campaign

(Source: Barack Obama for America) Russell Simmons on the Obama campaign trail

Media mogul, Russell Simmons,…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

Posted: Tags: , ,

Bush Signs Bailout Bill

House bill includes AMT patch, FDIC increase

The House of Representatives passed the $700 billion emergency economic stabilization bill and sent it…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

Posted: Tags: , , ,

The R-Word Looms

Today the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that 159,000 jobs were loss. The last time…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

Posted:

Trail Mix

Economy continues to take toll on McCain

With just three weeks left until Election Day, the presidential campaign of Republican Sen. John…

By Joyce Jones

Posted: Tags: , , ,

Voter Registration Deadline Monday

(Source: Getty Images)

On Nov. 4 registered voters will have the opportunity send a message to…

By Renita Burns

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,

Pocketbook Politics

Faltering economy may lead voters to decide they really do need change

Democratic lawmakers were angry and disappointed when the bailout package was defeated in the…

By Joyce Jones

Posted:

Factchecking the Candidates

During and after the one and only vice presidential debate the McCain-Palin and Obama-Biden campaigns…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

How’d They Do?

The debate that everyone had been waiting for is over. Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin didn’t…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

Posted:

How’d They Do?

The debate that everyone had been waiting for is over. Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin didn’t…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

Posted:

Palin vs. Biden

The debate is over.  To her credit, Palin made no gaffes and gained confidence as…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

McCain Cedes Michigan

Sen. John McCain is giving up on Michigan.

Republican officials with knowledge of the strategy said…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

Posted: Tags: ,

Pot, Meet Kettle

Today, the McCain-Palin campaign launched a new ad called “Embarrass” that takes aim at some…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

Posted:

The Debate Voters Have Been Waiting For

By most accounts, Republican Gov. Sarah Palin faced the biggest test tonight in her one…

By Joyce Jones

Posted:

FAR-Reaching Bailout

More and more people are starting to understand why approving the $700 billion Emergency Economic…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,

Is Palin Out of Her League?

For all the talk that Gov. Sarah Palin is in over her head, there’s more…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

Posted: Tags: , ,

Ohio Commences Early Voting

Voters in the swing state of Ohio began casting absentee ballots Tuesday, a day after…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

Posted:

“Let’s Do The Obama Dance!” No. Let’s Not.

“Throw your ‘O’s in the air!”

This is a line from a YouTube music video I…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

Posted: Tags: , ,

Maxine Waters Gives an Update on the Bailout

Yesterday, while walking around the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Annual Legislative Conference, I ran into…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

Posted: Tags: , , ,

The CBCF Debate Watching Party Continues…Finishing up

The debate is over.

The Congressional Black Caucus crowd is cheering!

“Yes we can!” and “Obama!”

Everyone is…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,

The CBCF Crowd Loves Obama

9:45-9:56pm-The debate crowd at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Debate Watching Party is on pins…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,

The Debate Watching Party continues…The Scene

10:18pm
The looks:
People are intently and quietly listening and watching.
The walls on the back of the…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

Posted:

The Debate

9:15pm EST: Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Debate Watching Party, Washington D.C. Convention Center

Obama started with…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

Posted:

Tom Joyner at the Debate Party

8:30ish pm EST

Where: The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Debate Watch Party, Washington, D.C.

I just entered…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

Posted:

McCain, Obama Square Off

Zingers and subtle attacks are hallmark of first presidential debate

The stakes were higher than ever tonight as Sens. Barack Obama and John McCain…

By Joyce Jones

Posted:

McCain, Obama Traveling to Mississippi

(Source: perezhilton.com)

Sen. John McCain announced he will participate in tonight’s presidential candidate debate, going head-to-head…

By Janell Hazelwood

Posted: Tags: , , ,

Dewey Defeats Truman Redux

John McCain's ad that appeared many hours before the debate. (click to enlarge)

Apparently, somone on…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

Posted: Tags: ,

McCain Back in Debate: Desperate or Diligent?

Twists and turns continue to pop up along the campaign trail and this week’s…

By Alvaro Muir

Posted: Tags: , , ,

Fate of Debate Still Uncertain

Sen. John McCain, Republican presidential candidate, maintains that he will not participate in the Mississippi…

By Janell Hazelwood

Posted: Tags: , ,

CBC Alights Statuary Hall

Congressional Black Caucus at Statuary Hall
This afternoon at the Capital Building in National Statuary Hall,…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

Posted: Tags: , , ,

Campaigns Send Surrogates to Michigan

(Source: ABC News)

Battleground state Michigan is going to again be Clinton and Romney country.

No, Michigan…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

Posted:

Election Day: What Not to wear?

With just 41 days until the presidential election, things are heating up.

Clint and Stacy, hosts…

By Renita Burns

Posted: Tags: , ,

Obama: Debate Should Commence

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama says he plans to continue campaigning and that Friday’s…

By Janell Hazelwood

Posted: Tags:

Obama Pounces, McCain Skirts the Issues

Presidential contenders John McCain and Barack Obama released new attack ads this morning.

In his ad,…

By Renita Burns

Posted: Tags: , , , ,

On The Issues: Biden vs. Palin

Issues

Sen. Joe Biden

Gov. Sarah Palin

Iraq
For more information:

Biden:

Palin:

Co-authored a five-point plan to end the war in…

By Renita Burns

Posted: Tags: ,

Candidates Spent $94 Million in August

Sen. Barack Obama reported spending more than $53 million in August and ended the month…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

Posted:

21st Century Problems Call for 21st Century Leadership. (Hint: That’s Not McCain)

One of my Facebook friends, someone I’ve known since our days as classmates at Gregory…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

Posted: Tags: ,

Who’ll Get the Boot?

(source:newsbusters.org)

Short of men leaping from buildings on Wall Street and children selling apples roadside, the…

By Renita Burns

Posted: Tags: , , , ,

Who’ll Get the Boot?

(source:newsbusters.org)

Short of men leaping from buildings on Wall Street and children selling apples roadside, the…

By Renita Burns

Posted: Tags: , , , ,

Trail Mix

Weakening economy puts campaigns back on track

Following a week filled with bad news from the nation’s financial front, the presidential election…

By Joyce Jones

Posted: Tags: , ,

Candidates on the Economy

Sen. Barack Obama meets with economic advisors Paul Volcker (left), former chairman of the…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

Posted:

ACLU Takes Up Voting Rights in Michigan

The Advancement Project, the American Civil Liberties Union, and the ACLU of Michigan announced that…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

Posted: Tags: ,

Good for What Ails America?

In two new reports, the journal Health Affairs took a critical eye to Sens. Barack…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

Posted: Tags: , ,

On the Issues: Obama vs. McCain

Issue

McCain

Obama

Civil Rights
For more information:

McCain

Obama

Voted against recognition of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday as…

By Renita Burns

Posted: Tags: , ,

Ask an Economist: Breaking Down the Financial Crisis

(source: wharton.upenn.edu)
 
It has been a jarring September for Wall Street. It is just the middle…

By Renita Burns

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,

Protecting the Right to Vote

Last week, a Michigan blog published a post that had the following headline: “Republicans plan…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

Posted:

Got Jobs?

(source: slate.com)

It’s enough to make your stomach churn. Those gloom and doom economic reports that…

By Renita Burns

Posted: Tags: , , ,

Back to the Issues: The Economy

With the turmoil in the financial markets taking front stage in the presidential campaigns, Sens.…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

Posted: Tags: ,

Obama, McCain on the Latest Financial Crisis

Monday morning brought more bad news for investors. Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. announced it was…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

Posted:

Candidates Appear at Ground Zero

Sens. Barack Obama and John McCain appear at Ground Zero to mark the anniversary of…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

Posted: Tags: ,

UNCF Offers Agenda for Higher Education

Plan includes focus on access, availability of funds

HBCUs serve different purposes for different people. For some students, who might otherwise have…

By Joyce Jones

Posted: Tags: ,

Burrell Inks Deal with American Airlines

Black-owned advertising agency takes marketing to the skies

American Airlines announced today that it has inked a deal with African American-owned advertising firm…

By Renita Burns

Posted: Tags: ,

About That Bridge…

In this 2006 photo, Palin holds a t-shirt in support of the "Bridge to Nowhere."…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

Posted:

McCain Winning Independents

John McCain is still seeing a big bounce in the wake of the Republican National…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

Posted:

The Audacity of….McCain

Let me get this straight. Arizona Sen. John McCain, age 72, a 26-year veteran of…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

Posted: Tags: , , ,

Candidates React to Employment Figures

The Department of Labor reported this morning the U.S. unemployment rate surged 6.1% in August,…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

Posted: Tags: , ,

Transcript of John McCain’s Speech

Transcript of Sen. John McCain’s acceptance speech, as prepared for delivery.

Thank you all very…

By BlackEnterprise.com

Posted:

Sound Bites

Economy

Our economy is under attack. China is acting like [economist] Adam Smith on steroids, buying…

By Renita Burns

Posted:

Thursday’s Agenda

John McCain to Accept Republican Party’s Nomination for President
The 2008 Republican National Convention today announced…

By Alvaro Muir

Posted:

Detroit Mayor to Resign, Do Jail Time

Kilpatrick pleads guilty in case, must pay $1 million in restitution

Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has pleaded guilty to two felony counts of obstruction of justice…

By Janell Hazelwood

Posted: Tags: ,

Transcript of Palin’s Speech

Transcript of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin’s speech, as prepared for delivery

Mr. Chairman, delegates, and…

By BlackEnterprise.com

Posted:

Palin’s Protectors

Tuesday afternoon Republican women showed a stand of solidarity at a news conference to defend…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

Posted:

Palin’s Protectors

Tuesday afternoon Republican women showed a stand of solidarity at a news conference to defend…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

Posted:

On the Agenda: Reform

Following the theme of tonight’s convention program, speakers will focus on reform.

Former Gov. Mitt Romney…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

Posted:

Setting the Record Straight

The Republican National Committee announced that it has restarted its Joe Biden gaffe countdown clock…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

Posted: Tags:

Tonight’s Program

Rudy Giuliani, Mitt Romney, Mike Huckabee, and Vice Presidential Nominee Sarah Palin Are Among Featured…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

Posted: Tags: , , , ,

Betting on Palin

Some people will bet on just about anything, and there are seemingly limitless outlets for…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

Posted: Tags: , , , , , ,

Sound Bites

Sen. Joseph Lieberman

Major themes at last night’s session:

Experience

And I’m optimistic about something else: When the…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

Posted: Tags: , , ,

Weight Overload

Panel discusses policy and economic impact of obesity

On the second day of the Republican National Convention, public officials tackled the problem…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

Posted:

Bush to Speak at Convention

President Bush plans to address the Republican National Convention tonight live via satellite in a…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

Posted: Tags: , , ,

Wooing Independents?

Today’s theme for the Republican National Convention is “service,” and tonight’s scheduled speakers include a…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,

Are You Experienced?

CNN’s Campbell Brown laid the smackdown on McCain spokesman Tucker Bounds yesterday when she asked…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

Posted: Tags: , ,

Black Delegates Are Few in St. Paul

African American voters haven’t thrown much support behind Republican candidates, despite Republican officials claim that…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

Posted: Tags: , ,

Obama Responds to Gustav

(click to enlarge)

Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama said yesterday he will use his vast political…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

Posted: Tags: ,

One Man’s Journey from Hillary to Barack

I’ve just come from Denver where I witnessed Barack Obama make history.

Going into Denver I…

By Andrew Wadium

Posted:

One Man’s Journey from Hillary to Barack

I’ve just come from Denver where I witnessed Barack Obama make history.

Going into Denver I…

By Andrew Wadium

Posted:

Trail Mix: Part III

Dems End on a Victorious Note; McCain Makes Bold VP Pick

With the Democratic Party officially nominating Sen. Barack Obama as their presidential candidate and…

By Joyce Jones

Posted: Tags: , ,

McCain Picks Palin for VP: A Giant Step for Tokenism, Not Diversity

Come on, now. Let’s be honest. Condoleeza Rice. Hillary Clinton. Sarah Palin. Which one of…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

Posted: Tags: , ,

Meet Sarah Palin

Alaska governor becomes McCain’s No. 2
Born in Sandpoint, Idaho, Sarah Palin moved to…

By Renita Burns

Posted:

On the Verge of…

We’re here! Invesco Field! The seats haven’t filled up yet, but the expectation is that…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

Posted:

Squeezing Into Invesco Field

Invesco Field was packed to the rafters tonight. Far exceeding the estimated 75,000 tickets distributed…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

Posted:

Transcript of Obama’s Speech

Transcript of Barack Obama’s acceptance speech, as prepared for delivery.

To Chairman Dean and my…

By Alvaro Muir

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,

Transcript of Obama’s Speech

Transcript of Barack Obama’s acceptance speech, as prepared for delivery.

To Chairman Dean and my…

By BlackEnterprise.com

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,

‘Barack Can’t Be Bought’

At a small round table in the corner of a snack bar near the Convention…

By Caroline Clarke

Posted:

‘Barack Can’t Be Bought’

At a small round table in the corner of a snack bar near the Convention…

By Caroline Clarke

Posted:

Dream On!

I don’t know that I’ve ever been able to join hands in a large…

By Caroline Clarke

Posted: Tags: , ,

Michelle Obamania Continues

“Did you see what she was wearing”
“Did you see her hair?”
“Did you…

By Caroline Clarke

Posted:

What Democrats Can Learn from Republicans

OK, so I’m almost certain I’m one of maybe a dozen journalists in the United…

By Renita Burns

Posted:

Obama Ready For Prime Time?

Tonight Barack Obama is giving the most important speech of his career to date. What…

By Alan Hughes

Posted:

It’s a Family Affair

Wow, the nominating convention is even over and the Obama campaign is on the road…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

Posted:

It’s a Family Affair

Wow, the nominating convention is even over and the Obama campaign is on the road…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

Posted:

Obama Makes a Cameo

Sen. Barack Obama made a surprise appearance at the Democratic National Convention this evening.

In a…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

Posted: Tags: , , ,

ObamaTaxCut.com

Web 2.0 and the 2008 Presidential Election. Two things that have been almost joined by…

By Alvaro Muir

Posted: Tags: ,

Transcript of Biden’s Speech

Transcript of Joe Biden’s acceptance speech, as prepared for delivery

Beau, I love you. I…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

Posted:

Transcript of Biden’s Speech

Transcript of Joe Biden’s acceptance speech, as prepared for delivery

Beau, I love you. I…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

Posted:

Transcript of Bill Clinton’s Speech

Transcript of former President Bill Clinton’s speech, as prepared for delivery.

I am honored to be…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

Posted:

Transcript of Bill Clinton’s Speech

Transcript of former President Bill Clinton’s speech, as prepared for delivery.

I am honored to be…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

Posted:

I Don’t Know What To Say…What Would Pop-Pop Think?

Sen. Barack Obama is officially the Democratic Party nominee for the Presidency of the United States of America

Is this really happening? Did I just witness Sen. Hillary Clinton move to nominate Sen.…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

Posted: Tags: , , ,

Going, Going Gone

Thousands of t-shirts were in boxes and on display at the official Sen. Barack Obama…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

Posted:

McCainiacs Descend on Denver

There they were, standing outside the Denver Convention Center waving their NOBAMA signs and wearing…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

Posted:

Clinton Releases Delegates

Sen. Hillary Clinton released her delegates this afternoon, allowing them to cast their votes for…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

Posted: Tags: , ,

Shocking Messages

As expected, there are protesters outside of the Denver Convention Center hosting the DNC. But…

By Alan Hughes

Posted:

Manufacturing New Jobs

Yesterday’s parade of endorsement speeches here at the Democratic National Convention had several themes on…

By Alan Hughes

Posted:

A Night of Zingers and One Liners

“We simply can’t drill our way to energy independence, even if you drilled in all…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

Posted:

Political Evolution

While attending DNC ’08, I stopped by the Specialty Media Lounge hosted by Microsoft —…

By Derek T. Dingle

Posted:

Casey Makes the Case

Sen. Robert Casey, Jr.

Rep. Bob Casey of Pennsylvania was on the convention floor Tuesday night…

By Derek T. Dingle

Posted:

We Are The Ones

Monday, at the DNC Black Caucus Young Leaders Summit, actress Kerry Washington introduced a panel…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

Posted:

Crunching The Energy Crisis Numbers

At the Town Hall Meeting on Monday…

According to Gov. Jennifer Granholm, Obama said he will…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

Posted:

Pennsylvania Is Up for Grabs

Barack Obama wants my Dad.  So does John McCain.  The problem is he still wants…

By Andrew Wadium

Posted:

Women Honor the Right to Vote

Tuesday morning kicked off with the Democratic women’s caucus and on the 88th anniversary of…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

Posted:

Our Eyes Are Open. Are We Ready To See?

Whether Barack Obama gets into the White House or not, we are about to look into the mirror as a nation.

Whether Barack Obama gets into the White House or not, we are about to look…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

Posted: Tags: , , , ,

Michelle Obamania!!

A volunteer handed out the fourth of six banners for the evening. “Take one and…

By Caroline Clarke

Posted:

Michelle and Joe on Families

Michelle Obama and Sen. Joe Bidden discuss families
In a hot Colfax Events Center, which resembles…

By Kenneth Meeks

Posted: Tags: ,

VIDEO BLOG – Michelle & Joe Talk Family

By Shannon Lanier

Posted: Tags: , ,

Obama-Mania with a Price Tag

As I entered the Colorado Convention Center, I could feel that Obama-mania was in the…

By Derek T. Dingle

Posted: Tags: ,

Meet Joe Biden

From presidential hopeful to Obama’s vice president pick
Sen. Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. was born…

By Renita Burns

Posted:

Denver vs. New York

When I arrived at the convention center in Denver yesterday I was struck by something:…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

Posted: Tags: , , , , , ,

Michelle Obama and Her Working Class Roots

The Pepsi Center Crowd Adores Michelle Obama
Placing Michelle on the stage was a very smart…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

Posted:

A Republican for Obama

Former Iowa Sen. Jim Leech

I just walked into the Pepsi Center and Wow! is the word…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

Posted:

Grace Under Pressure

Call her a woman with class… And right now she seems to have it all. …

By Shon Gables

Posted: Tags: , ,

Transcript of Michelle Obama’s Speech

Transcript of Michelle Obama’s speech as prepared for delivery:
As you might imagine, for Barack, running…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

Posted:

Transcript of Michelle Obama’s Speech

Transcript of Michelle Obama’s speech as prepared for delivery:
As you might imagine, for Barack, running…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

Posted:

America’s Town Hall

I spoke too soon.  The focus has shifted from party atmosphere to serious talk about…

By Shon Gables

Posted:

America’s Town Hall

I spoke too soon.  The focus has shifted from party atmosphere to serious talk about…

By Shon Gables

Posted:

Democratic National Convention

It’s day one – and we’re inside the Pepsi Center for the Democratic National Convention.

About…

By Shon Gables

Posted:

Booker Says Obama Can’t Do It Alone

One of the most impassioned voices raised in support of Barack Obama’s campaign has been…

By Caroline Clarke

Posted:

Booker Says Obama Can’t Do It Alone

One of the most impassioned voices raised in support of Barack Obama’s campaign has been…

By Caroline Clarke

Posted:

Getting a Pass?

While at the DNC one of my colleagues in the Media asked me a question…

By Alan Hughes

Posted: Tags:

Show Them the Money

Former Mayor Wellington Webb
During the Congressional Black Caucus meeting, Rev. Leah D. Daughtry spoke and…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

Posted: Tags: , ,

Jesse Jackson MIA at Celebration of Civil Rights

The DNC has openly celebrated the fact that Barack Obama will accept the democratic nomination…

By Caroline Clarke

Posted:

From ’68 to ’08

Flying into Colorado on a late summer evening, I feel like the air is swirling…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

Posted:

Big Apple Delegates Hold On to Hillary

The New York delegation kicked off it’s 2008 DNC gathering Sunday with cocktails and quintessential Big…

By Caroline Clarke

Posted:

McCain Takes Aim at Obama-Biden

The McCain is hitting hard at Obama’s choice for vice president, with its new Web…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

Posted: Tags: , ,

What’s Wrong With Barack Obama?

There’s an interesting cartoon floating around the Internet that illustrates (in a tongue-in-cheek…

By Alvaro Muir

Posted: Tags: , ,

Trail Mix: Part II

Experts: Obama must promote party unity, toughness on issues

By most accounts, this should be the year for Democrats, yet, recent polls show…

By Joyce Jones

Posted: Tags: , ,

Judge Orders Detroit Mayor to Jail

Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was ordered to jail.

A Detroit judge ordered Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick to jail today for violating the terms of…

By Janell Hazelwood

Posted: Tags: ,

Hip-Hop Political Support

For Obama, celebrity endorsements can boost or back-fire

With such high-profile hip-hop celebrities as Russell Simmons, Sean Combs, and Jay-Z publicly supporting Sen.…

By Tamara E. Holmes

Posted: Tags: , ,

Going to the Polls

Heightened oversight may ease Election Day stress

Election officials grapple the challenges inherent to making Election Day run as glitch-free as possible.

By BLACK ENTERPRISE

Posted: Tags: , ,

Obama Addresses the National Urban League

Education, economy, small business at top of agenda

Speaking before an overflowing audience at the National Urban League’s conference in Florida on Saturday,…

By Joyce Jones

Posted: Tags: , ,

Women of Power

(File)

REGISTER NOW: Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit’s 10th Anniversary

It will be a landmark year for the Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit in…

Read More »
Venus Williams

Watch Sonia Alleyne’s Interview with Venus Williams at This Year’s Women of Power Summit [Video]

Venus Williams was one of the featured speakers at this year’s Women of Power Summit.

Read More »