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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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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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Tech Entrepreneur

An ‘Over-the-Top’ African American Tech Entrepreneur

Andre Swanston co-founded the company Tru Optik which creates intelligence and analytical software for media and entertainment companies.

Fact: African Americans are 30% more likely to consume OTT entertainment than other demographics. OTT…

By Samara Lynn

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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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police shooting

Therapist Tries to Soothe Patient While Cops Open Fire

Cell phone footage released on Wednesday shows Charles Kinsey, 47, lying on his back with his arms in the air, as police open fire on him

Cell phone footage released on Wednesday shows Charles Kinsey, 47, lying on his back with…

By Hailey Wallace

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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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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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Brown Capital Management’s Small Company Team Named Morningstar’s U.S. Fund Manager of the Year

Congrats Brown Capital Management! Job well done

The stars are shinning bright for Brown Capital Management this year. A small, talented team…

By Kenneth Meeks

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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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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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Alton Sterling

Alton Sterling and Why Black Entrepreneurship Matters

Nurturing an independent black economy and a strong institutional resource base for black survival in the 21st century

These informal kinds of work carry added importance for black Americans, a demographic that is…

By Jared Brown

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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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Alton Sterling

Alton Sterling: Twitter Responds Back

Baton Rouge police officers gun down unarmed father

It’s happened again.
According to breaking news reports, Alton Sterling was shot and killed by two…

By Cristie Leondis

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clinton email

Clinton Email Saga Is (Finally) Over

FBI Director James Comey announced the end of the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of email and her handling of classified information on unsanctioned private servers.

In an admittedly “unusual” press conference on Tuesday morning, FBI Director James Comey announced the…

By Hailey Wallace

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Clinton

House Benghazi Committee Clears Clinton

On Tuesday, the House Benghazi Committee concluded the seemingly never-ending investigation of the 2012 attack on an American embassy that resulted in the deaths of four U.S. citizens

On Tuesday the House Benghazi Committee concluded the seemingly never-ending investigation of the 2012 attack…

By Hailey Wallace

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abortion

SCOTUS Abortion Ruling: What You Need to Know

In a stunning victory for women’s rights, the Supreme Court's ruling in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt has deemed a number of Texas’ abortion restrictions unconstitutional

In a stunning victory for women’s rights, the Supreme Court’s ruling in Whole Woman’s Health…

By Hailey Wallace

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