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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…

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Black Students Out-Voted Their Peers in 2012. Will They Do It Again?

A new study raises the question of whether black college students will continue their record-breaking voter turnout

A new study raises the question of whether black students will continue their record-breaking voter…

By Hailey Wallace

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Armstrong Williams Gets Booed By Black Leaders

Ben Carson's adviser faced backlash at the National Action Network Conference

In his opening remarks Armstrong Williams forcefully proclaimed that “not everything in America is about…

By Hailey Wallace

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Voter Demographics for FL, NC, OH, IL and MO

A look at the racial and ethnic compositions of the states holding March 15 primaries

Here’s a look at the voter demographics of the states holding March 15 primaries.

By Hailey Wallace

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DNC Discusses Supreme Court Controversy, Voting Rights

DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz, CBC Chair G.K. Butterfield and Congresswoman Judy Chu take on GOP "obstructionism"

The hyper-partisan battle between the GOP and Democratic parties. over the nomination of a Supreme…

By Hailey Wallace

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Top 10 States Where African Americans Are the Most Politically Engaged

Wisconsin and Mississippi among top 5; Rhode Island and Washington among bottom

A recent WalletHub analysis evaluated 48 states across six key metrics to find out…

By Janell Hazelwood

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[Op-Ed] The Problem With the ‘Stump for Trump’ Girls

Two black-women-gone-viral are far from funny---they're dangerous

“Stump for Trump Girls,” are being touted as proof that Trump enjoys some semblance of…

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[By The Numbers] Where the GOP Candidates Stand Going Into Tonight’s Debate

A ranking of the GOP candidates by poll numbers and fundraising efforts before their fourth debate

Welcome to By The Numbers, where BlackEnterprise.com will be bringing you regular updates on the…

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National Voter Registration Day: How You Can Advocate and Participate

More than 600 events set to host today across the nation

Today is National Voter Registration Day (NVRD), a time when voting advocates nationwide are taking…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Does Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders Have a #BlackLivesMatter Problem?

Democratic presidential hopeful remains the underdog as he rallies for African American voters

Bernie Sanders is the Democratic underdog when it comes to black voters, and his run-ins…

By Janell Hazelwood

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10 Election Day GIFs Advocating Your Right to Vote

Make sure your friends and family get out and vote

Today, Nov. 4, marks the moment that politicos and Americans have been waiting for: Election…

By Kevin L. Clark (@KevitoClark)

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Election Day: Why You Should Get Out and Vote Nov. 4

Need help with the process? We've got you covered

If you aren’t familiar with the voting process or why you should vote this Nov.…

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Voting Impact: Black Turnout and 2014 Midterms Findings Released

The results came out in a report by the Joint Center today

The Joint Center for Political and Economic studies released the results of the Black Turnout…

By Cristie Leondis

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Reports: Southern Democrats Seek to Woo Black Votes

POTUS unpopularity among white people forcing Senate candidates to make choices

President Obama’s deep unpopularity among whites forcing Senate candidates to make choices.

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Black Voters Really Showed Up In 2012: Census

More whites stayed home on election day, but so did the young

White voter turnout dropped below the black rate for the first time since 1996.

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Republicans to Spend $10 Million to Reach Minority Voters

Republican National Committee vows to restructure party to attract minorities.

RNC Chairman says the party plans to make major changes for the 2016 election.

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Voting Machine Turns Obama Vote into Romney

A voter discovers the mechanical malfunction and caught it on video

A voter discovers the mechanical malfunction and caught it on video

By Makkada B. Selah

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108-Year-Old Woman Casts Vote for 1st Time Ever

Joanna Jenkins casted her vote for President Obama

Joanna Jenkins casted her vote for President Obama

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Court Rules Pennsylvania Can Vote Without Photo ID

Judge orders injunction of controversial law

Judge orders injunction of controversial law

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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CBC Launches New Voter Protection Initiative, ‘For The People’

BE prepared for Election Day!

BE prepared for Election Day!

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