The Black Ballot

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

Joe Biden's moment of candor ran contrary to the presumptive narrative that he was intent on selecting a Black woman to be his vice-presidential running mate. 

The decades of the jagged thorn in the side of Democrats that is Mitch McConnell are coming to an end an just a few short months, Charles Booker predicted.

The only thing we know for sure about Joe Biden's prospects for potential vice presidential running mates is that he has vowed whoever he selects will be a woman.

Vernon Jones, a Black Democratic state representative from Georgia, was feeling the repercussions of breaking Party ranks after offering his full-throated endorsement of Donald Trump.

The inevitable has happened: Barack Obama finally and formally endorsed Joe Biden's candidacy for president. But will it be enough?

More than a month after Elizabeth Warren suspended her campaign for president, the U.S. senator from Massachusetts finally announced her endorsement of Joe Biden's candidacy. 

There has been confusion about how the presidential primary works. Here's what you need to know to unpack the primary process.

Andrew Cuomo has increased his likeability while guiding New York through the coronavirus crisis, but not everyone is enamored with the Empire State's governor even amidst the high praise for his leadership.

Bernie Sanders's former press secretary Briahna Joy Gray's refusal to endorse Joe Biden comes with some conditions that could get her to change her mind. Maybe.

After Bernie Sanders has repeatedly said he had no plans to drop out, a new report said his top aides, allies and surrogates have been encouraging him to withdraw from the race for the Democratic nomination for president.

Black entrepreneurs say that the coronavirus is killing their bottom lines and the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is pushing them out of business.

The language used by Trump's campaign to disavow Black Americans to Re-Elect the President was considerably stronger that his reluctant denouncement of David Duke, Ku Klux Klan and Neo-Nazis.