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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 McCain Takes Platform to Urban League McCain Addresses Urban League Winning the Vote Obama's Advertising Strategy Maryland's First Black Congresswoman Sets Agenda Obama's World Tour New Media Dilemma for Democratic Convention McCain Addresses NAACP Trail Mix Drawing on Our Fears A Taxing Campaign The Spoiler Effect Measuring Up Online The Campaign Trail Obama: Standing on Their Shoulders Internet Rumors Take Center Stage in Election Season Looking Forward, Democrats Hope for November Trifecta Looking Ahead Talking With the Enemy On the Issues: Immigration Capri Capital Goes Global Mending Fences Swinging on the Exit Strategy African Americans in the GOP Obama Secures Enough Delegates for Nomination Small Business: Candidates On the Record Splitting Votes Battleground States Raking It In Opting In or Out Voter ID Proponents are Ready to Battle Blue Collar Support The Key to the Right V.P. A Delegate Situation Clinton Sweeps Obama for Win in West Virginia Primary Run-Up to West Virginia Obama, Clinton Both Clinch Victories John McCain Stresses His Conservative Bona Fides Barack Obama Reveals His Master Plan One-on-One With Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton On the Issues: The Environment On the Issues: National Security On The Issues: Experts Speak on the Record Will Voters Be Swayed by Pastor's Comments? Barack Obama Reveals His Master Plan On the Issues: Healthcare On the Issues: The Economy Atlanta Life Mourns CEO’s Passing Clinton Wins Pennsylvania Primary On The Issues: Obama and McCain on Housing Affirmative Action Under Attack Clinton Unveils Housing Plan Who Are Super Delegates A Democratic Front-runner: Do the Math Detroit’s Battles Detroit Mayor Will Fight Indictment Charges A Perfect Union — Barack Obama's Speech No Do-Over for Michigan A Perfect Union Playing the Political Race Card An American Airlines Departure for GlobalHue New York to Appoint First Black Governor After the Storm Oprah Store is Open for Business Obama’s Momentum Continues M&F Bancorp Acquires Mutual Community Savings Dow Changes on the Horizon In It to Win It Super Tuesday Reveals No Winners Taking It to the States Blacks Still Reacting to Bush’s State of the Union Address Lloyd Trotter of GE Leaving to Join Private Equity Firm Obama Wins South Carolina Dirty Debate Office Watch Black Enterprise Endorses Obama for President Former Football Pro Closes Doors to Car Dealership Sowing Seeds For Financial Freedom Giving The Very Best No Longer A Mystery Will New Orleans’ Black Businesses Bounce Back? Business Advocates Applaud Maryland Law Blown Away By Katrina

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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…

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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…

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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

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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.

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Meet Sarah Palin

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

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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

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Squeezing Into Invesco Field

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

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Transcript of Obama’s Speech

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

To Chairman Dean and my…

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Transcript of Obama’s Speech

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

To Chairman Dean and my…

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‘Barack Can’t Be Bought’

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

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‘Barack Can’t Be Bought’

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

By Caroline Clarke

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Dream On!

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

By Caroline Clarke

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Michelle Obamania Continues

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

By Caroline Clarke

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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

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Obama Ready For Prime Time?

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

By Alan Hughes

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It’s a Family Affair

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

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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It’s a Family Affair

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

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Obama Makes a Cameo

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

In a…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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ObamaTaxCut.com

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

By Alvaro Muir

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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Going, Going Gone

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

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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McCainiacs Descend on Denver

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

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Clinton Releases Delegates

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

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Shocking Messages

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

By Alan Hughes

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Manufacturing New Jobs

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

By Alan Hughes

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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

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Political Evolution

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

By Derek T. Dingle

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Casey Makes the Case

Sen. Robert Casey, Jr.

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

By Derek T. Dingle

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We Are The Ones

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

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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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

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Pennsylvania Is Up for Grabs

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

By Andrew Wadium

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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

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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.

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Michelle Obamania!!

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

By Caroline Clarke

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Michelle and Joe on Families

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

By Kenneth Meeks

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VIDEO BLOG – Michelle & Joe Talk Family

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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

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Meet Joe Biden

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

By Renita Burns

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Denver vs. New York

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

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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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

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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

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Grace Under Pressure

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

By Shon Gables

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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

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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

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America’s Town Hall

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

By Shon Gables

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America’s Town Hall

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

By Shon Gables

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Democratic National Convention

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

About…

By Shon Gables

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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

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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

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Getting a Pass?

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

By Alan Hughes

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Show Them the Money

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

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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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

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From ’68 to ’08

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

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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McCain Takes Platform to Urban League

Sen. John McCain took Sen. Barack Obama to task at the National Urban League’s conference…

By Joyce Jones

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McCain Addresses Urban League

Education, economy, small business at top of agenda

Sen. John McCain took Sen. Barack Obama to task at the National Urban League’s conference…

By Joyce Jones

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Winning the Vote

Groups hold power to sway large blocks of voters

Campaigns are exploring ways to win the endorsements of respected groups and organizations that can…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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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 Joyce Jones

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Maryland's First Black Congresswoman Sets Agenda

Newly Elected Democrat Donna Edwards to take on key issues

As Congress decides its summer agenda, newcomer Donna Edwards (D-Md.) hasn’t wasted any time making…

By Ann Brown

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Obama's World Tour

Global citizens buying into possible presidency

Most recent U.S. public opinion polls have the presidential contest between Democratic presumptive nominee Sen.…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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New Media Dilemma for Democratic Convention

Black bloggers complain of virtual shutout

As the Democrats gear up for a historic convention in Denver this August, some African…

By Ann Brown

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McCain Addresses NAACP

Candidate breaks Bush tradition

Yesterday, Sen. John McCain, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, delivered a speech at the NAACP’s…

By Joyce Jones

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Trail Mix

Shake-ups, pundit rake-ups rouse flip-flop blame

Last week should have marked a new beginning for the Republican presumptive presidential nominee Sen.…

By Joyce Jones

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Drawing on Our Fears

Magazine cover inflames rumors, ruffles feathers

Tuesday night on Larry King Live, Sen. Barack Obama once again affirmed that he is…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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A Taxing Campaign

Obama and McCain take a stand on tax breaks, exemptions, deductions, and credits

Obama and McCain take a stand on tax breaks, exemptions, deductions, and credits.

By Joyce Jones

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The Spoiler Effect

Third-party candidates may take key votes from Obama, McCain

While the next president of the United States is expected to be either Democratic Sen.…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Measuring Up Online

Web 2.0: Obama vs. McCain

When Bush and Gore challenged one another for the spot of commander-in-chief, the world had…

By Bridget McCrea

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The Campaign Trail

How are they doing?

During the Democratic primary season, Sen. Barack Obama proved himself to be not only a…

By Joyce Jones

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Obama: Standing on Their Shoulders

A look back at the foundation laid for Barack Obama's candidacy

While America relished in the historic moment of Sen. Barack Obama’s triumph over Sen. Hillary…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Internet Rumors Take Center Stage in Election Season

Campaign mudslinging reaches an online low

Every election cycle, voters must sift through media sources and other information outlets to discern…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Looking Forward, Democrats Hope for November Trifecta

Party on top as Republicans feel the squeeze

There’s a theory prescribed to by political observers and operatives that when a party benefits…

By Joyce Jones

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Looking Ahead

Obamas success may help boost other black politicians

Whether Sen. Barack Obama’s presidential run ends successfully at the White House, the historic implications…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Talking With the Enemy

Obama and McCain offer different approaches to dealing with Iran

Lately there seem to be few issues on which the presumptive presidential nominees, Democratic Sen.…

By Joyce Jones

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On the Issues: Immigration

Presidential candidates spell out plans for addressing immigration

Immigration ranks as one of the hot-button issues of the 2008 campaign. How strong are…

By Randy Hechet

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Capri Capital Goes Global

Lands $2 billion real estate deal in Saudi Arabia

Capri Capital Partners L.L.C. (No. 4 on the BE ASSET MANAGERS list with $4.48 billion…

By Alan Hughes

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Mending Fences

Can Obama and Clinton supporters make nice?

With the primary season over, presumptive Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama has his eyes…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Swinging on the Exit Strategy

Candidates differ greatly on when to leave Iraq

With the economy spinning out of control, the war in Iraq is no longer the…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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African Americans in the GOP

Black Republicans grapple with historic implications of Obama candidacy

Many African American Republicans are entering the general election campaign season balancing their concern that…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Obama Secures Enough Delegates for Nomination

Clinton to make key decisions in coming days

Following 17 months of a hard-fought contest that may go down in the history books…

By Joyce Jones

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Small Business: Candidates On the Record

Clues show where these firms stand with presidential hopefuls

On the presidential campaign trail, Sens. Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, and John McCain have all…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Splitting Votes

DNC rules committee decides on Michigan and Florida delegations

When Democratic National Committee officials gathered in Washington, D.C. Saturday to deliberate the question of…

By Joyce Jones

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Battleground States

Demographics and mood of voters may reshape the electoral map

This year’s presidential election promises to be wildly different from those in years past. The…

By Joyce Jones

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Raking It In

Obama campaigns fundraising prowess continues to yield results

If fundraising dollars translated directly to votes, Sen. Barack Obama would have the election…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Opting In or Out

Candidates must decide whether they will accept public campaign financing

As the first candidate to achieve a majority of delegates in the Democratic primaries…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Voter ID Proponents are Ready to Battle

Will a recent Supreme Court decision help aid voter suppression?

The current campaign season has elicited an enormous amount of interest and excitement in the…

By Joyce Jones

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Blue Collar Support

Can Obama win the rural, working-class vote in a general election?

Following Sen. Barack Obama’s recent thumping in Democratic primary states that have large working-class or…

By Joyce Jones

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The Key to the Right V.P.

Linking the Democratic or Republican nominee with the right vice president could help swing states

As the Democratic and Republican national conventions draw close, all eyes will not only be…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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A Delegate Situation

Edwards' endorsement of Obama could sway more superdelegates and advocacy groups

Fresh from a 41-point high in West Virginia on Tuesday night, Sen. Hillary Clinton’s campaign…

By Joyce Jones

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Clinton Sweeps Obama for Win in West Virginia Primary

Is this the first stanza of her swan song or enough to keep her campaign going?

Sen. Hillary Clinton celebrated Tuesday night with a landslide victory in West Virginia’ Democratic primary.…

By Joyce Jones

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Run-Up to West Virginia

Strategists predict West Virginia primary will be a win for Clinton�s end

Despite predictions that Sen. Barack Obama will get trounced by Sen. Hillary
Clinton in the West…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Obama, Clinton Both Clinch Victories

Illinois senator holds on to his lead in delegates and popular votes

As predicted in the topsy-turvy race for the Democratic presidential nomination, Sen. Barack Obama and…

By Joyce Jones

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John McCain Stresses His Conservative Bona Fides

Presidential candidate speaks out on government responsibility and the war in Iraq
John McCain, the…

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Barack Obama Reveals His Master Plan

Presidential candidate speaks out on housing, education, and jobs
Barack Obama has emerged as a…

By Joyce Jones

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One-on-One With Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton

Candidate speaks out on the economy and social issues

Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton’s presidential campaign has had its struggles, but the candidate has consistently…

By Joyce Jones

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On the Issues: The Environment

Candidates share their solutions to solving the countrys environmental problems

With even President Bush recently announcing a national goal of stopping the growth of greenhouse…

By Jenny Sherman

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On the Issues: National Security

Experts weigh in about the candidates stances on national security

Almost immediately after Sen. John McCain became the Republican Party’s presumptive nominee for president of…

By Joyce Jones

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On The Issues: Experts Speak on the Record

What the front-runners' voting records say about how they may lead

The Economy
John McCain

Voted No to the Bush tax cuts but later voted Yes to extend…

By Joyce Jones

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Will Voters Be Swayed by Pastor's Comments?

Wright controversy pulls focus from top issues in Obama campaign

In the critical days leading up to the Indiana and North Carolina primaries on Tuesday,…

By Joyce Jones

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Barack Obama Reveals His Master Plan

Presidential candidate speaks out on housing, education, and jobs

Barack Obama has emerged as a leading candidate for the president of the United States.…

By Joyce Jones

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On the Issues: Healthcare

Presidential hopefuls propose healthcare reform in varying degrees

The healthcare issues of the 2008 presidential election are as notable for what they highlight…

By Heather Boerner

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On the Issues: The Economy

Presidential candidates spell out plans for reviving the economy

The economy is the top concern for American voters, according to a recent Associated Press/Yahoo…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Atlanta Life Mourns CEO’s Passing

Ronald D. Brown reinvigorated the century-old institution

The black business community lost one of its leaders Tuesday morning. Ronald D. Brown, 55,…

By Alan Hughes

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Clinton Wins Pennsylvania Primary

Obama still ahead in delegate count and popular votes

Following six weeks of vigorous—and often vitriolic—campaigning in Pennsylvania between Sen. Barack Obama and Sen.…

By Joyce Jones

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On The Issues: Obama and McCain on Housing

Leading presidential hopefuls tackle mortgage crisis

Last week, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke uttered the words everyone else has been saying…

By Donald Jay Korn

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Affirmative Action Under Attack

Anti-affirmative action initiatives challenged

Ward Connerly, head of the American Civil Rights Coalition, is spearheading the November ballot initiatives…

By Ann Brown

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Clinton Unveils Housing Plan

New York senator's four-point plan addresses mortgage crisis and home foreclosures

Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton has proposed a $30 billion federal fund to buy out troubled…

By Donald Jay Korn

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Who Are Super Delegates

The battle for the Democratic nomination rages on as the profile of these political insiders rises

Many inquiring minds are weighing the influence of “super delegates,” whose votes are given equal…

By Nadirah Z. Sabir

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A Democratic Front-runner: Do the Math

Party still has a fight on their hands in the nomination of a presidential candidate

The 2008 election campaign has been saturated with talk of delegates and superdelegates. With prospects…

By Nadirah Z. Sabir

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Detroit’s Battles

Civic and political leaders react to mayor's indictment

The indictment of Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is causing a firestorm and mixed reactions from…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Detroit Mayor Will Fight Indictment Charges

Kwame Kilpatrick refuses to step down from office

Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick refuses to resign and vows to fight several charges brought against…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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A Perfect Union — Barack Obama's Speech

Two hundred and twenty one years ago, in a hall that still stands across the…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE

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No Do-Over for Michigan

Lawmakers won't back a new primary

After pleas from state party leaders and strong lobbying by Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, Michigan…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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A Perfect Union

Obama denounces divisive views, tactics

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama called for unity today in a major speech on…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Playing the Political Race Card

Inflammatory remarks led to accusations, resignations, apologies

It may have been nearly two weeks since former Democratic vice presidential candidate Geraldine Ferraro…

By Aisha I. Jefferson

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An American Airlines Departure for GlobalHue

Top BE 100 ad agency exits one wing of its business

The nation’s largest multicultural advertising agency has walked away from its longstanding relationship with the…

By Cliff Hocker

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New York to Appoint First Black Governor

Paterson will take reins after Spitzer scandal

New York Lt. Gov. David A. Paterson will become the state’s first African American governor…

By Aisha I. Jefferson

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After the Storm

New Orleans-based bank emerging strong post--Hurricane Katrina

Three years ago, Liberty Bank and Trust Co. (No. 8 on the BE BANKS list…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Oprah Store is Open for Business

Media mogul enters the retail arena with Chicago store

If you like Oprah Winfrey’s “Favorite Things” you can now buy them in a store…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Obama’s Momentum Continues

Could senators historic run lead to nomination?

While the issues regarding the superdelegates and the Florida and Michigan primaries must still be…

By Hamil R. Harris

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M&F Bancorp Acquires Mutual Community Savings

Chairman eyes other buyout deals in the southeast

Hot on the heels of the pending acquisition of Mutual Community Savings Bank Inc. (MCSB)…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Dow Changes on the Horizon

Index adds financial and energy companies

Beginning Feb. 19, 2008, The Dow Jones Industrial Average will open with two new component…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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In It to Win It

The presidential front-runners prepare for battle

The presidential front-runners prepare for battle

By Joyce Jones

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Super Tuesday Reveals No Winners

Sens. Clinton and Obama still locked in a heated race

Super Tuesday was a night filled with close calls, predictable outcomes, and a few reminders…

By Joyce Jones

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Taking It to the States

Candidates gear up for Super Tuesday

It’s starting to feel a little like November as the presidential primary process goes national…

By Joyce Jones

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Blacks Still Reacting to Bush’s State of the Union Address

Many echoed the sentiment that the speech was rehashed

Reactions to President George W. Bush’s final State of the Union address have been mixed.…

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Lloyd Trotter of GE Leaving to Join Private Equity Firm

Will help GenNx360 Capital Partners build up its portfolio companies

E’s top-ranking African American executive, Vice Chairman Lloyd G. Trotter, 62, is closing the door…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Obama Wins South Carolina

Clintons smear campaign backfires

At the end of a week of heated exchanges, veiled racial comments, and charges of…

By Joyce Jones

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Dirty Debate

Democratic candidates battle each other on a national stage

Democratic candidates battle each other on a national stage

By Joyce Jones

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Office Watch

Deciding to install computer-monitoring software is no longer a tricky decision

Big Brother may be watching. To increase employee productivity and combat online loafing in the…

By Kaylyn Kendal Dines

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Black Enterprise Endorses Obama for President

Founder, Chairman & Publisher Earl G. Graves states his case

Earl G. Graves, Sr. unequivocally endorses Barack Obama to be the next president of the…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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Former Football Pro Closes Doors to Car Dealership

Lincoln-Mercury dealership of Aeneas Williams Automotive Group was performing poorly

Lincoln-Mercury dealership of Aeneas Williams Automotive Group was performing poorly

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Sowing Seeds For Financial Freedom

Our experts helped financial fitness contest winners grow their assets

Diligently tending to your finances can yield big rewards even in a short period…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Giving The Very Best

It's the level of thought that really counts

Membership Privileges
For benefits close to home, DirecTV Titanium membership promises to keep sports…

By Sonia Alleyne

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No Longer A Mystery

Lisa Jones Johnson makes time for her true calling

The biggest mystery behind Lisa Jones Johnson’s debut novel, A Dead Man Speaks…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Will New Orleans’ Black Businesses Bounce Back?

A year after Hurricane Katrina, black entrepreneurs are still struggling

The quick answer to the question of whether black businesses in New Orleans are…

By Iman A. Jefferson

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Business Advocates Applaud Maryland Law

Legislation allows the state to suspend contractors that engage in discriminatory practices

Minority business advocates are praising a new Maryland law that imposes stiff sanctions…

By Sonja Mack

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Blown Away By Katrina

Among the devastation were more than 60,000 black-owned businesses, including 19 B.E. 100s firms. Can these companies and the jobs they provided be restored?

In mid-September the Big Easy began to show the faintest signs of life. Floodwaters…

By Alan Hughes

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Women of Power

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Cool Jobs: Television Executive Micheline Bowman Balances Career and Side Hustle

Fox News’ Micheline Bowman has more than 15 years experience in television and has a…

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Women of Power: 10 Black Industry Leaders in Television and Film

Though the representation of women of color on TV and in film is still lagging…

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