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Bullying Weakens our Democracy

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By Shirley Franklin, former Atlanta Mayor – Dan Rather supposedly posted the following regarding Donald Trump’s distracting reaction to the Broadway play Hamilton cast member response to Mike Pence who attended a recent performance. “Bullies are often thin-skinned, quick to overreact when challenged, and undone when people are no longer afraid to speak truth to […]

Tavis Smiley Speaks the Truth About the Media Coverage of Trumps Racist Comments

Black Women Were the Only Ones Who Tried to Save the World Tuesday Night

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By Charles D. Ellison – With dust settling on the biggest political upset in U.S. history, the hazy day after is an atom-bomb-drop mess of circular firing squads, blame games and armchair quarterbacking analysis of what just happened. And while the top line analysis pretty much points to white America’s collective anti-black streak as the […]

NPR.org Fact Checks Donald Trump’s Economic Plan Unveiled In Detroit Speech

Delta Research and Educational Foundation Conducts Survey on Black Women and the Vote

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Washington, DC- The Delta Research and Educational Foundation (DREF), a non-profit organization committed to empowering African American women and their families, recently conducted a research project on civic engagement and the Black woman’s vote. The survey was conducted among a national pool of women and men to understand their level of engagement in the election […]

The Delta Research and Educational Foundation Seeks 40 Nonprofit Partners to Host Town Hall Advocacy Sessions on Teacher Effectiveness

African American Voters Have Had More Than “Enough” Of Trump’s Divisive Rhetoric

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New radio Spot part Of a multi-million dollar buy in Ohio, & in Partnership with AFSCME in Florida, & North Carolina Priorities USA is releasing a new African American radio ad today called “Enough” that features a litany of Donald Trump’s divisive and offensive rhetoric towards African Americans, including perpetuating the racist birther conspiracy theory […]

Trumped – Donald Trump Hijacked by his Own Ego

Black Women Vote in Higher Numbers Than Any Other Demographic

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By Bonnie Petrie, WUWM – Glynda Carr of Higher Heights for America says that shouldn’t be surprising. Black women have a long tradition of political activism, she says, “From Harriet Tubman who walked so that Sojourner Truth could stand and say, ‘Ain’t I a woman,’ to Fannie Lou Hamer who was able to say, ‘I’m […]

Black Women Were the Only Ones Who Tried to Save the World Tuesday Night

The Racism Behind Trump’s ‘Rigged Election’ Talk

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By Lincoln Blades Rolling Stone – During Donald Trump’s closing remarks at last week’s debate – an event noteworthy for Trump’s refusal to say he’d accept the results of the election if he loses – the Republican nominee made his case to minority voters. “Our inner cities are a disaster. You get shot walking to […]

Trump Campaign Claims Selection of White Nationalist Leader as a California Delegate was a Database Error

Power of the Sister Vote National Voter Crusade Launches As Polls Open in Georgia

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Atlanta, GA – As early voting started in Georgia Monday Oct. 17, civil and women’s rights organizations launched an aggressive four week long get-out-the-vote mobilization initiative urging women to vote early or on Nov. 8, 2016. Black women leaders from across the state of Georgia have joined together to organize the first stop of the […]

From Mary Church Terrell to Barbara Lee: Black Women in the Peace Movement