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As many African-American see it, there are 2 Ben Carsons

By Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press – Fort Lauderdale, Fla. — Ayauna King-Baker loved Ben Carson’s “Gifted Hands” memoir so much that she made her daughter Shaliya read it. So when Carson showed up in town to sign copies of his new book, King-Baker dragged the giggly 13-year-old along to the bookstore so they could both […]

California Realists Seek Solutions to Low African American Homeownership Rates

Newsone.com Exclusive: Black Scholar Explains Why African-Americans Should Vote Republican

By Lynette Holloway – Kiron Skinner,  director of the Institute for Politics and Strategy at Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Mellon University, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, and surrogate to GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney in 2012, tells NewsOne that African-Americans should look beyond the rhetoric and consider voting Republican in 2016. She is also a foreign […]

Black Republicans And The Color Line

Yahoo Releases New Survey on the Impact of Technology on Politics in the United States

Results show a clear racial divide, with minority voters in America feeling more optimistic about the potential for technology to change the political process for the betterDuring a live inaugural live event, Digital Democracy: The Yahoo News Conference on Technology & Politics, Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) recently released results of a new online survey that shows […]

Clinton Campaign Hires Black Owned Advertising Firm

by Lauren Victoria Burke – Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign has hired Burrell Communications, an African American advertising and media firm. Based in Chicago and Los Angeles, the firm is owned by two African American women, McGhee Williams Osse and Faye Ferguson, both seasoned marketing and advertising professionals. Burrell Communications, founded in 1971, will assist the campaign […]

Carville’s Silly Antics Have A Name: Racism-Sexism-Disloyalty-Stupidity

Rep. Richmond Supports SEIU’s Rally to Raise the Wage

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Cedric Richmond (LA-02) issued the following statement in support of the rally by the SEIU to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour: “America needs a raise,” said Rep. Richmond. “Every day Americans are still struggling following the recession while the investor class has seen their incomes grow substantially. […]

Black Women’s Roundtable Celebrates Women’s History Month with National Women of Power Summit

Public Split on Allowing Felons to Vote, says FindLaw Survey

Eagan, Minn – Americans are split on whether convicted felons should be allowed to vote, according to a new survey by FindLaw.com, the most popular legal information website. Thirty-three percent of Americans feel felons should be allowed to vote, according to the FindLaw survey. Forty-two percent say felons should not be allowed to vote. And […]

Florida Governor Rick Scott returns State to Jim Crow Era on Civil Rights Restoration for ex-felons