Presidential Election 2016
The number of Blacks dismissive of Republican front-runner Donald Trump because of his xenophobic verbiage may well be inflated, author and political pundit Tavis Smiley said in a op-ed piece in USA Today on Wednesday.
Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump and his supporters were roundly criticized and condemned as racists after a video surfaced of acolytes assaulting a Black woman at a Super Tuesday rally Louisville, Kentucky.
An estimated 30 Black students were squired away from a Donald Trump rally in Valdosta, Georgia by Secret Service agents who said the Republican presidential candidate had requested the removal before he began speaking, reports USA Today.
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Bernie Sanders Tries To Woo Evangelical Christian Voters, Says America Was Created “On Racist Principles”
As he continues to rise in polls in battleground states, Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders is pursuing an essential voting bloc: Evangelical Christians. CNN reports that the Vermont senator on Monday took his stump speech to Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, where he addressed wealth inequality and the hot-button issues of same-sex marriage and abortion, noting […]
Struggling GOP Presidential Candidate Scott Walker Blames Obama For Police Deaths; Is Biden Courting Black Leaders?
As Republican presidential hopefuls gear up for their second debate on Wednesday, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, who is struggling at the polls, is trying to distinguish himself amid a crowded field of candidates, namely by attacking President Barack Obama. Walker criticized Obama on Sunday for failing to speak out against anti-police rhetoric during protests against […]
In a moving interview with Stephen Colbert, Vice President Joe Biden spoke about a potential presidential bid and the death of his son
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In a Fox News interview over the weekend, Donald Trump admitted what many voters already knew — he doesn’t understand the Black Lives Matter movement. When asked his thoughts on what has arguably become the largest civil rights movement in recent decades, Trump responded that he knows “nothing about it.” “I’m seeing lots of bad stuff […]
Bernie Sanders Hits The Campaign Trail In South Carolina, Pledges Again To End “Institutional Racism”
Democratic presidential candidate and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders reached out to Black voters last weekend in Republican-heavy Charleston, South Carolina in the hopes of drawing those voters “that provide the Democratic support in the early primary state,” reports Reuters. The presidential candidate, leaning on his experience in civil rights, appealed to voters and vowed to end […]
“Who Knows Who That Is?” Presidential Candidate Scott Walker Suggests Black Lives Matter Members Aren’t Voters
During an interview last Friday, Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker suggested Black Lives Matter members aren't voters.
Supporters of Donald “Build a Wall” Trump screamed “White Power” at a campaign rally at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Ala., according to various news reports. In true one-percenter fashion, Trump’s Boeing 757 jet — with T-RU-M-P adorning the side — dipped over the stadium to raucous cheers before landing at a nearby airport. Once “The Donald” […]
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