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Party-Switching Former Congressman Warns GOP About Courting Black Voters

The Huffington Post | Patrick Svitek | Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

Democrat-turned-Republican Artur Davis, a former congressman, warned his new party on Thursday that not every African-American audience is going to of...

Cole Stangler

Houston Janitors' Strike Spreads Across The Nation | Cole Stangler | Posted 07.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A janitor strike that began in Houston spread to six cities across the country Tuesday, with hundreds of janitors in different location...

Can the GOP Pry Some Blacks Voters Away From President Obama?

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 09.15.2012 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

A drop off of even 1 to 5 percentage points in the total black vote would still put the president's percentage total at the off-chart number of 90 percent of the black vote, but it would hurt him.

NAACP Official: Romney Flew In Black Supporters To Rig Audience

The Huffington Post | Gene Demby | Posted 07.12.2012 | Black Voices

Did Mitt Romney bring in supporters to cheer him on during his Wednesday speech to the NAACP? That's the charge made by Hilary Shelton, who heads u...

Gene Demby

Black Pastors Protest NAACP On Gay Marriage | Gene Demby | Posted 07.12.2012 | Black Voices

An organization of black clergy members traveled to the NAACP's annual convention in Houston to protest the civil rights group's recent decision to en...

Gene Demby

Dems: Romney Was Knowingly Courting NAACP Side-Eyes | Gene Demby | Posted 07.11.2012 | Black Voices

Mitt Romney's address to the NAACP was a mixed bag of audience reactions. There was applause when the presumptive Republican nominee said he would ref...

PHOTOS: Audience Looks Less Than Excited At Mitt Romney's NAACP Speech

Posted 07.11.2012 | Politics

When Mitt Romney spoke at the NAACP Convention in Houston on Wednesday, he was up against a group that tends to support his opponent, and the opposing...

Michelle Obama Dons Dots At NAACP Convention (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Michelle Obama delivered remarks during the 101st annual NAACP convention in Kansas City, Missouri on Monday. For the occasion, she wore a gray and wh...