High turnout among African-American voters was especially crucial in the 2008 and 2012 elections for Democrats, but according to a new article on The Nation.com, Democrats appear to be taking those same voters for granted. In 2012, 29 percent of all eligible voters were people of color. That number is now around 31 percent. Priorities USA, the […]
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President Obama made history on Friday by becoming the first U.S. sitting president to visit the Hiroshima bomb site in Japan. The city was destroyed 71 years ago by the world’s first atomic bomb, dropped by American forces. Prior to his arrival, a large crowd gathered by the memorial site. President Obama and Japanese Prime Minister […]
NewsOne Now’s Roland Martin and CNN’s Jake Tapper will host the presidential town hall Sunday ahead of Tuesday’s primary races in the rust belt.
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.
During one of the most open discussions yet about race among Democratic presidential candidates, front-runner Hillary Clinton delivered a heartfelt answer to a Black woman’s question about how she would tackle institutional racism in post-Ferguson America.
On Monday’s edition of NewsOne Now, Roland Martin and his panel of guests discussed Trump’s assertion of doing well among African-American voters and the possibility of the GOP’s front-runner winning the Republican presidential nomination.
Since jumping into the presidential race in June, Hillary Clinton has made it a point to reach out to Black voters, who have long supported her family’s political legacy. But the steady drumbeat of announcing support and endorsements from African-American celebrities, activists, lawmakers and the parents of fallen unarmed Black men is beginning to look, well, like political pandering.
Just hours off his victory in the New Hampshire primaries Tuesday, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders swept into New York City’s predominantly Black community of Harlem to meet MSNBC host and civil rights leader the Rev. Al Sharpton in an effort to help garner support from African-American voters.
About a third of the seats were unfilled in a convention center ballroom where Donald Trump spoke in South Carolina on Wednesday.
The Black businessman, who unsuccessfully ran for Chicago mayor earlier this year, announced his presidential candidacy in June. Here’s what you need to know, and what a prominent civil rights leader told NewsOne about his bid.