Racial Politics

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter has come under fire from his predecessor former mayor John Street who questioned the current mayor’s blackness, sentiments Nutter tells theGrio.com are “ignorant and undignified.”

Brian Wooley a Republican candidate for Mayor in Shrevesport, Louisiana is causing controversy with a flier he has been dispersing in African-American neighborhoods, the Shrevesport Times reports. At issue is a “Freedom Rally” event purportedly sponsored by mayoral candidate Bryan Wooley. The rally, which appears to have happened on Wednesday and Thursday, featured free chicken […]

From CNN.com: Editor’s note: Roland S. Martin, a CNN political analyst, is a nationally syndicated columnist and author of “Listening to the Spirit Within: 50 Perspectives on Faith” and the new book “The First: President Barack Obama’s Road to the White House.” He is a commentator for TV One Cable Network and host of a […]