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UPDATED: Monday, July 25, 8:58 AM EST The DNC email dump by Wikileaks over the weekend is part of “a wave of Russian cyber attacks aimed at political organizations and academic think tanks in Washington, U.S. officials briefed on the investigations say,” reports CNN: Over the weekend, Wikileaks began publishing emails from the DNC. The group […]

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.

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.

UPDATED: Thursday, July 21, 12:46 AM EST About 18 people were arrested early Thursday outside a security barrier around the Republican National Convention after a protester tried to burn the American flag, reports CNN: Upward of 200 law enforcement officers from dozens of departments, joined by Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams, converged on the scene, […]

While Trump has praised him for his accomplishments on jobs, tax cuts, infrastructure, and school funding, he has been targeted by Black activists for his record on voting rights protections, education for students of color, and his position on the death penalty.

The “Stump for Trump Girls,” Lynette “Diamond” Hardaway and Rochelle “Silk” Richardson, made a splash on media row at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio on Monday, urging Blacks to get off the Democratic plantation and vote Republican. Speaking in their thick North Carolina dialect, which is as much for effect as it is natural, […]

Republican congressman said non-Europeans made no contributions to civilization. This is the latest racially inflammatory comment from Rep. Steve King.

There was much to remember from the first night of the Republican National Convention, from former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani’s passionate speech supporting Donald Trump to an eruption of cheers at the mention of an acquittal handed down earlier for the highest ranking cop charged in the Freddie Gray case. But the highlight of the […]

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.

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Melania Trump, wife of presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump, retired Lieut. General Michael Flynn, and Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst are among those scheduled to speak at the kick-off program, whose theme is "Make America Safe Again."