Election 2016

A week after Nykea Aldridge was caught in a deadly crossfire of gang violence while strolling her infant down the street on Chicago’s South Side, her cousin, NBA superstar Dwyane Wade appeared Friday on Good Morning America to discuss the tragedy. Wade, who recently signed with the Chicago Bulls, also seized the moment to discuss the ensuing social media outrage over a tweet by […]

"It's time for our society to address some honest and very, very difficult truths," Donald Trump said Tuesday in West Bend, Wisconsin.

Donna Brazile, a stalwart supporter of the Democratic Party, has been the ultimate political insider and strategist for decades. So it comes as no surprise that she was tapped to replace ousted Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz. Brazile, 56, a native of Louisiana, was selected Sunday to serve as interim chairwoman of the convention. Schultz stepped […]

A new poll found that Black women are the most fearful of the wrong candidate winning the presidency. Some point to the racial tension exploited by the Trump campaign.

  A Black Cincinnati police officer is under investigation by his department for a Facebook post that essentially delivers what is commonly known in the Black community as “the talk.” In the since-deleted post, officer Freddie Vincent urged friends and family to comply with the demands of White officers if stopped “because they are looking for a […]

While we're pleased the vendors had the opportunity to sell their wares at the RNC, organizers should have put more thought into the set up of the Urban League tent, which appeared to be segregated from the predominantly White convention.

The last-minute effort by delegates from Washington D.C., Colorado, Utah, Maine, Virginia, and more was met with uproar and a floor protest after Arkansas Rep. Steve Womack twice approved the convention rules by voice vote.

The charged rhetoric comes a day after Clinton delivered a scorching speech about Trump's business competence.

After New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker announced recently that he is not being vetted “as a potential vice presidential running mate for Hillary Clinton,” political analysts are wondering aloud just whom she will pick in her historic bid to become U.S. president. Given her constant outreach to communities of color during the ongoing and hard-fought primaries, she […]