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Barack Obama, Donald Trump, Election 2016, News, Opinion -

Recently, Comedian DL Hughley remarked that, “The Obamas are who we aspire to be, the Trumps are who we are.” The outgoing presidential family represents not only the best that black folks have to offer but the best of what America has to offer. They are what happens when black Americans are allowed to lead. […]

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Republican president-elect Donald Trump's lack of black and minority support in Tuesday's election comes as no surprise, considering the way that he actively appealed to extreme right-wing conservative voters since first announcing his candidacy last June...

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#StayWokeGoVote, 2016 General Elections, 2016 Presidential Election, Donald Trump, Election 2016, Hillary Clinton, News, Politics, Voting -

Election Day is one day away. If you don't already know, here's how you can vote and other key details to know going into the polls...

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#StayWokeGoVote, black Trump supporters, Donald Trump, Election 2016, Hillary Clinton, Natasha Alford, News, Politics, Presidential Electionx, Republican -

Losing friends or her ‘black card’ over supporting Donald Trump is not something ShoMore DeNiro cares much about...

The post Why one young black Ohioan backs Trump: He sounds ‘like us’ appeared first on theGrio.

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Black Trump Supporter, CJ Cary, Donald Trump, Election 2016, News, Presidential Election, Video -

CJ Cary was escorted out of a Donald Trump rally last week in North Carolina and called a "thug" by the Republican presidential nominee...

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African-Amerian, Blacks, Debate, Donald Trump, Election 2016, Language, People of Color, Politics, Racism, Trump, Video -

Over the course of the 2016 presidential campaign, you may have noticed GOP nominee Donald Trump referring to black and Latino people in a way that made you go… Trump’s use of the article “the” when referring to people of color — such as “the African-Americans,” “the Latinos” or “the blacks,” has generated outrage and frustration online. Blacks for Trump? […]

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#GirlIGuessImWithHer, 2016 Presidential Election, Black Vote, Donald Trump, Election 2016, Hillary Clinton, I'm With Her, News, Opinion, Politics, Social Media -

Back in February, my stance on voting for Hillary Clinton was like eating a Popeye's biscuit without honey––it’s good enough but it's nowhere near ideal...

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Donald Trump, Election 2016, News, Politics, Poll Observers, Racial Coding, Trump Campaign -

Gabrielle Gray is responding to Donald Trump’s call for election observers, but not the way the Republican nominee intended. Gray, a political science doctoral student at Howard University, is helping to organize a team of students from dozens of HBCUs to make sure Trump’s ‘observers’ don’t intimidate voters. How? Gray and her small network plan to […]

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  On the Aug. 26 edition of FOX News’ “Hannity,” Donald Trump supporter Pastor Darrell […]

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Barack Obama, Bernie Sanders, Democratic National Convention, DNC, Donald Trump, Election 2016, Hillary Clinton, Ithaca, Mayor Myrick, Mayor of Ithaca, Millennials, New York, Panel, Philadelphia, Politics, Svante Myrick, Video, Why We Vote, Young People -

At the age of 24, Svante Myrick became the youngest mayor in New York state and the first mayor of color in the town of Ithaca. Myrick spoke at a panel during the Democratic National Convention called “Why We Vote,” which was dedicated to understanding and discussing millennials voting in this election season. —‘Mothers of the Movement’ […]

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@AP, Election 2016, Jarrett Hill, Malania Trump, Newsweek, Plagiarism, Politics, RNC, Speech -

Jarrett Hill is an unemployed 31-year-old journalist who got laid-off from his TV reporting job in Florida last year. He also just broke the biggest story of the Republican National Convention—despite not setting foot anywhere near Cleveland. Hill was watching a livestream on his laptop at a Starbucks in Culver City, California, when he noticed that…

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@AP, Election 2016, Hillary Clinton, News, Vice President -

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton summoned at least three contenders vying to become her running mate to her Washington home on Friday as she closes in on a pick for vice president. Clinton met separately with Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro, according to a […]

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Bernie Sanders, Democrats, Election 2016, Endorsement, Hillary Clinton, News, Politics, Video -

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — Bernie Sanders, whose calls for a political revolution energized millions of voters, bestowed his long-awaited endorsement on Hillary Clinton Tuesday, the Democratic former rivals embracing and praising each other before a cheering crowd of thousands. Just two weeks shy of the Democratic National Convention, Sanders, a self-described democratic socialist, congratulated Clinton for […]

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theGRIO REPORT - Whether it’s headlines on the Drudge Report or speculation about her vice presidential prospects in the mainstream media, Condoleezza Rice remains a figure of endless fascination for political watchers...

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