Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, caught up with Ben Jealous, former NAACP President/CEO and Bernie Sanders supporter, at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. During their discussion, Jealous pushed back against Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein‘s claim that Sanders turned his back on his supporters. Jealous told Martin that Stein “was never a […]
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During the week Tim Kaine was selected as the vice presidential candidate by Hillary Clinton, many liberals – some of whom had deluded themselves with…
On the second night of the Democratic National Convention, the Mothers of the Movement took the stage to share why they are supporting Hillary Clinton for president during an emotional and heart-wrenching address to delegates. Geneva Reed-Veal, the mother of Sandra Bland – who was found dead hanging in a jail cell after an “unlawful traffic stop” […]
Donna Brazile, a stalwart supporter of the Democratic Party, has been the ultimate political insider and strategist for decades. So it comes as no surprise that she was tapped to replace ousted Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz. Brazile, 56, a native of Louisiana, was selected Sunday to serve as interim chairwoman of the convention. Schultz stepped […]
The tennis great’s decision comes right before the start of the Olympic Games, where she will be representing the U.S.
In the end, Sanders threw his full support behind Clinton as he had done two weeks ago when they first appeared together in New Hampshire –referencing their 25-year relationship and Clinton’s ability to lead through tenured positions in public service.
Spurred by the resignation of chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz after a weekend Wikileaks email dump revealed a bias against Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders, his supporters and advocates of civil disobedience infiltrated the streets of Philadelphia in droves, chanting, “We are the 99 percent” and “Feel the Bern!”
“Black Men for Bernie” joined a rally in support of Bernie Sanders in Philadelphia. The organization says Sanders has long fought the battle to end racial inequality.
“Hillary Clinton will make a great president and I am proud to stand with her today,” Sanders said.