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Grit, Grind And Shine: US OPEN Chairman Shares What Everyone Needs To Know About Success

US Open Chairman Katrina M. Adams started her love for tennis at the age of six

As another US Open season gets underway in Flushing, Queens, thousands of fans, onlookers, and tennis pros…

By Maryann Reid

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Clinton blackface

Black Pastor Sends Clinton Blackface Tweet In Support Of Trump, Stands By His Message

Africans Americans have it so bad in this country that they need to vote for Trump

Televangelist and NOW Television Network CEO Pastor Rev. Mark Burns caused a social media firestorm…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Shirley Chisholm

Hillary Clinton Stands on the Shoulders of Shirley Chisholm

How Shirley Chisholm's legacy has paved the way for women and minorities in politics

This article is labeled for permission to be reused from the National Urban League.
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Progressives

In the Party of Progressives, There’s Been Too Little Progress for Some

Is the Democratic Party really as progressive as it claims to be? Using environmental policy as an example, this analyzes the contradictory actions of the left wing

The Democratic Party has long sought to cast itself as an instrument of progress, agitating…

By Cristie Leondis

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black votes

In 2016, Black Votes Matter

As the courts strike down voting restrictions across the nation, black voters once again have a chance to make a big impact

When legendary civil rights activist and Georgia Congressman John Lewis talks about the struggle to…

By Corey Ealons

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Clinton endorsement

With Clinton Endorsement, Obama Battles to Preserve His Legacy

What President Barack Obama's endorsement of Hillary Clinton at the Democratic National Convention really means in the grand scheme of things

The image of President Barack Obama embracing Hillary Clinton at the Democratic National Convention will…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Clintons

Why the Clintons Must Use the Convention to Make More Friends

In addition to rallying the Friends of Bill and Baby Boomer crowd, Hillary Clinton needs to make an effort to appeal to millennials in order to win this election

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Bill Clinton believes the team that delivered his presidential victories in…

By Derek T. Dingle

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trump

Mothers of the Movement: Clinton Will Say Our Children’s Name

In the fight for justice and acknowledging the humanity of African Americans, these women trust Hillary Clinton

In the fight for justice and acknowledging the humanity of African Americans, these women trust…

By Corey Ealons

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Ted Cruz

Sen.Ted Cruz: No Endorsement, No Love at GOP Convention

The convention attendees, viewers at home and the media, all listened attentively with great anticipation for a Cruz endorsement of Trump. But it didn’t happen.

The convention attendees, viewers at home and the media, all listened attentively with great anticipation…

By John Burnett

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trump

On Competence, Trump Team Comes Up Short

The campaign is actively snubbing the popular sitting Republican governor of Ohio, John Kasich, based on hard feelings left over from the primary campaign

The campaign is actively snubbing the popular sitting Republican governor of Ohio, John Kasich, based…

By Corey Ealons

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New York GOP

New York GOP Breakfast to Energize and Kickstart

One person in a neighborhood gets isolated and coerced, but seven people form a group and then you begin to procure change

The former House Speaker Newt Gingrich was the first of three to take the stage…

By John Burnett

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muslim ban

GOP Perseveres Despite Day-One Challenges

The talk of the media and 'main street' has shifted away from talking about the brief convention floor protest to the similarities of a few lines of a speech

The talk of the media and ‘main street’ has shifted away from talking about the…

By John Burnett

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Hillary

Enough With the Hillary Bashing; Let’s Get Down to Business

Here's what happened on day two of the Republican National Convention

Day two of the Republican National Convention made history by officially nominating businessman Donald J.…

By John Burnett

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melania

4 FLOTUS Speeches Melania Trump Could Also Plagiarize

A few of Michelle Obama’s best speeches for the next time Mrs. Trump decides to plagiarize

A few of Michelle Obama’s best speeches for the next time Mrs. Trump decides to…

By Hailey Wallace

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millennials

Did Melania Trump Plagiarize Michelle Obama In Her RNC Speech?

Media reports of similar passages to the first lady's address to DNC in 2008

Melania Trump gave an impassioned speech at the opening night of the Republican National Convention.…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Pence

Pence Pick Proves Trump Doesn’t Want Presidency

Does Trump really want to win the presidential election? His VP pick proves otherwise

As the Republican Convention commences in Cleveland this week, I’m convinced, now more than ever,…

By Corey Ealons

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deray mckesson

DeRay Mckesson: We Can Live in a World Where Police Don’t Kill People

On Monday, Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson spoke with Katie Couric to address the response to the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, his arrest during the Baton Rouge protest, and the future of the movement

On Monday, Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson spoke with Katie Couric to address the…

By Hailey Wallace

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Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders Has Finally Endorsed Hillary Clinton

On Tuesday morning Bernie Sanders endorsed Hillary Clinton at a rally in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, signaling the start of a united Democratic push to get Clinton in the White House, and keep Trump out.

On Tuesday morning Bernie Sanders endorsed Hillary Clinton at a rally in Portsmouth, New Hampshire,…

By Hailey Wallace

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Take Action

After #AltonSterling and #PhilandoCastile: Take Action

While words cannot effectively convey our horror at the killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, here are a few things we can do to honor their memories

The past 48 hours have left us stunned, heartbroken, and justifiably fearful. While there are…

By Hailey Wallace

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Alton Sterling

Alton Sterling: What We Know So Far

On Tuesday morning, Alton Sterling, 37, was shot to death by Baton Rouge police officers, as shown in a 48-second cellphone video that has since gone viral.

On Tuesday morning, Alton Sterling, 37, was shot to death by Baton Rouge police officers,…

By Hailey Wallace

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“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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