The Black Ballot

NewsOne’s ongoing conversation about the intersection of politics and race.

Amid ongoing protests against racism and an overall racial reckoning taking place in the U.S, one could be forgiven for expecting to hear from more Black voices at this year's Democratic National Convention.

The conventional wisdom has been that the Democratic nominee needs not just a woman as a running mate but a Black woman. Here is a list f Black women Joe Biden should consider for his running mate.

Biden made Black history -- and American history -- by making Harris the first African American woman to be nominated for the prestigious political post.

Calls for Joe Biden to select a Black woman to be his vice-presidential running mate were being amplified as the presumptive Democratic nominee's self-imposed deadline to make his announcement was rapidly approaching.

Joe Biden's presidential campaign has begun to roll out its a new massive advertising blitz worth more than a quarter of a billion dollars, with the first commercial targeting Black voters. Watch it here.

The poll comes amid nationwide protests against racism and indications that more white people care about racial injustice than seemingly ever before.

California Rep. Karen Bass, California Sen. Kamala Harris and former National Security Adviser Susan Rice seem to have become the unofficial finalists in the "veepstakes," so detractors are looking for dirt on them ... to no avail.

Calls have grown louder for Joe Biden to make sure he selects a Black as his vice-presidential running mate, something he has repeatedly failed to commit to.

Here are the other elected positions up for grabs this November that we need to be vested in as a community to move the anti-racism agenda forward. 

As conversations around social and racial justice equity with building financial stability remain at the forefront, the plight of African American college students should remain relevant heading toward Election Day.

The reports of voter suppression that plagued Georgia's primary election have disastrous implications for the general election in November.

House Democrats unveiled their sweeping new landmark legislation aimed at reforming the ways in which police departments enforce the nation's laws.