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Black Democrats Bemoan Decision To Run From Obama

AP | By BILL BARROW | Posted 01.12.2015 | Politics

ATLANTA (AP) — Some black political leaders think Democratic candidates who distanced themselves from President Barack Obama sapped enthusiasm among...

VOTES ARE IN: Who Is The Most Influential Black Politician?

Posted 08.31.2012 | Black Voices

It's time for the Republican National Convention and Democratic National Convention to take over our timelines. As these conventions are underway, we...

Black Democrats Join GOP In Criticisms Of Illinois Redistricting

Posted 11.22.2011 | Chicago

Story has been updated with additional comments from Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. Three African-American congressmen from Illinois have expressed concer...

Trymaine Lee

DNC's Family Feud Over Minority Contracting | Trymaine Lee | Posted 06.21.2011 | Politics

Party insiders say the Democratic National Committee awards few contracts to companies controlled by racial minority groups, despite repeated pledges ...

African-American Voter Turnout in 2010 May Hinge on the President Who Happens to be Black

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Ross

An African-American friend told me that "Obama is not the African-American President. He's a black man who happens to be the President." Will that no...

Comic Diva Sheryl Underwood Talks Politics - She's Much More Than a Few Laughs!

Yvonne R. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Yvonne R. Davis

Sheryl Underwood: As a Republican woman I never let anyone push me some place where I don't want to go. I love everyone as long as you are not messing with my money.

Hey Dems: What About the Graying Civil RIghts Soldiers?

Hermene Hartman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Hermene Hartman

The 2008 Democratic Convention begins. How exciting. But there are some major players that have made it historically possible, and their voices are missing. Their voices are hushed.

Clinton's Not a Racist, but There's a Reason Many Blacks Think He Is

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

As Bill stepped up his Hillary barnstorm, it marked him as a racial enemy who threatened to dash many blacks' dream of getting not an honorary, but a genuine African-American in the White House.