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What Has Obamacare Done For The Nation?

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These infographics highlight findings of “Obamacare Reduces Racial Disparities in Coverage” and the blog post “Obamacare Delivers Health Insurance to Low-Income Whites.” To share on your social media networks, right-click on the images to save them on your computer. Thank you for spreading the word about how important the Affordable Care Act is for everyone!

White House Makes its Case to Black Voters

Black Pastors Urge U.S. Senate to Confirm Sen. Jeff Sessions

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Washington, DC – Today, at a news conference on Capitol Hill, black pastors from Alabama and several other states spoke out in a show of support for President-Elect Donald Trump’s pick for Attorney General, Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.). The news conference was a coalition effort between the Frederick Douglass Foundation and Family Research Council’s Watchmen […]

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 […]

President of Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, Russell Moore, Breaks the Silence on Donald Trump

Who Moved The Norman Rockwell Painting In The Oval Office?

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By Abigail Rockwell, jazz singer & granddaughter of Norman Rockwell – A painting by Norman Rockwell was moved in the Oval Office for the first meeting between President Obama and Mr. Trump so it would hang over Mr. Trump’s shoulder. In the painting the torch of the Statue of Liberty is being repaired by five […]

President Obama Urges Black Lives Matter Protesters to Move Beyond Yelling and Engage if they Want Change

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 […]

The Racism Behind Trump’s ‘Rigged Election’ Talk

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 […]

Recently Released from the Feds Former Playboy TV Producer Ken Francis Inks “Buckwild” YouTube Deal with Fullscreen, Inc.

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 […]

Why Is Bernie Sanders Overtaking Hillary?

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 […]

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