Home Politics

Politics

President Obama: Low Black Voter Turnout Would Be ‘Personal Insult’

villagechief
By Hazel Trice Edney, TriceEdneyWire.com – President Obama had barely begun his remarks before shouts of “I love you!” came from the audience, tributes upon his final speech to the Congressional Black Caucus Annual Phoenix Awards Dinner. He returned the words, but did not linger. He quickly moved to the business at hand – hammering […]

President Obama Speaks After Meeting with African American Faith and Civil Rights Leaders

President Obama to Deliver Final Keynote at 46th ALC Phoenix Awards Dinner

villagechief
Washington, DC – The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Incorporated (CBCF) today announced that President Barack Obama will deliver his seventh and final keynote address at its 46th Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) Phoenix Awards Dinner. The event is scheduled for 6 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 17 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. The evening’s co-emcees will […]

Inspiring and Positive New Leadership by C. D. West

Orlando District 46: #GOVOTE for Sheena Meade Tuesday August 30

villagechief
On Tuesday August 30, 2016 Orlando Florida District 46 residents can elect a young, energetic, outspoken leader to represent them in the Florida House of Representatives. The 20-year veteran activist and community organizer was born into a labor union family and learned early on the importance of receiving a livable wage, having adequate health insurance, […]

Youth Organizer and Policy Advocate, Sheena Meade, Announces Candidacy for Florida House District 46

Donald Trump Flips on Immigration: Trump Follows President Obama’s Lead Now Supporting POTUS Position to Give Illegal Immigrants a Path to Citizenship

villagechief
It’s been reported that Donald Trump was in several elections, perhaps he is leaning toward his Democratic roots now that he appears to be somewhat supporting President Obama’s view on giving Illegal Immigrants in America a path to citizenship. I’m sure Hillary Clinton would be the best candidate to address the immigration issue because the […]

Romney and the NAACP: A Missed Opportunity

Creator of the Kwanza Fund, Lazone Grays, Aims to Alleviate Poverty by Supporting Grassroots Programs

villagechief
By Katie Moore, The Topeka Capital-Journal – Lazone Grays recently created the Kwanza Fund to tackle the root causes of poverty that continue to afflict people in Topeka. Grays teamed up with Dave Fowler, owner of Rewards Wireless, 826 S. Kansas Ave., to raise money to get the project off the ground through an innovative […]

Young Brothers Built To Last – by Lazone Grays

DogonVillage.com’s Tribute to Champions of Change at #DNCPhilly Party Celebrating Black Vote

villagechief
Video tribute to Champions of Change in the Black community presented at DogonVillage.com’s #DNC Watch Party in Phili. It recognizes civil rights leaders who helped get the Voting Rights Act passed as well as women’s rights leaders, labor union leaders and community organizers who continue to make sure all citizens have a right to vote […]

It’s Becoming Very Clear the Support of Black Voters, Especially Black Women is the Key to a Hillary Clinton Win

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

villagechief
NPR.org – Donald Trump is coming off a week of disastrous headlines and cratering poll numbers. His major economic speech on Monday at the Detroit Economic Club, a vision described by his campaign as “Winning the Global Competition,” was a chance to turn the page. During an address of just over an hour — which […]

Clinton and Trump Hope N.Y. Primary Cements their Front-Runner Status