Tag Archives: Politics

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

Trump’s Convention Address: Talking Loud and Saying Nothing

Rather than turn the page and speak to a broader audience, Trump doubled down on the divisive issues and language from the primaries

As the convention sets are torn down, Ubers are cued up, and lines of departing…

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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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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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 blackface

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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brexit

U.K. Leaves EU: What You Need to Know About Brexit

The U.K.'s decision has plunged the global economy into a tailspin, sending the pound plummeting while right-wing nationalists celebrate

The United Kingdom has voted to leave the European Union, with 52% voting Leave and…

By Hailey Wallace

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hiroshima

Obama Makes History Again: First Sitting President to Visit Hiroshima

President Obama will make history as the first sitting U.S. president to visit Hiroshima, the site of an American-inflicted nuclear attack that left an estimated 140,000 people dead

President Obama made history as the first sitting U.S. president to visit Hiroshima.

By Hailey Wallace

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clinton

State Department: Clinton Violated Email Policy

A report from the Office of the Inspector General concluded that Clinton did not comply with regulations set out in the Federal Records Act

A report from the Office of the Inspector General concluded that Clinton did not comply…

By Hailey Wallace

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Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders Picks Rep. Keith Ellison and Cornel West for DNC Platform Committee

Sanders' selection of Rep. Keith Ellison and Cornel West indicate his intention to push progressive policies at the Democratic convention

Sanders’ selection of Rep. Keith Ellison and Cornel West indicate his intention to push progressive…

By Hailey Wallace

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Elijah Cummings

Rep. Elijah Cummings Appointed Chair of Democratic Party’s Platform Drafting Committee

Rep. Elijah Cummings will play a lead role in drafting the policy platform of the Democratic Party, and will most likely serve as a mediator between Clinton and Sanders committee members

Rep. Elijah Cummings will play a lead role in drafting the policy platform of the…

By Hailey Wallace

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Eric Holder to Join Board of NAACP Legal Defense Fund

The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund has announced that Eric Holder is set to join the organization's National Board of Directors

The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund has announced that Eric Holder is set to…

By Hailey Wallace

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Donald Trump Actually Wanted a Black vs. White Apprentice 

In 2005, Trump floated the idea of a race-driven season of The Apprentice

On Thursday Buzzfeed’s McKay Coppins reminded everyone about that time Donald Trump thought it would…

By Hailey Wallace

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[OP-ED] Dear Senator Bernie Sanders…Enough!

An open letter to Sen. Bernie Sanders

Sir, enough is enough. It’s time for the progressives to unite and prepare for possibly…

By Black Enterprise

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