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Bernie Sanders Meets with Civil Rights

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders discusses the economy, voting rights, and the criminal justice system during a conference with civil rights leaders in Washington D.C. Leaders include: Melanie L. Campbell, National Coalition on Black Civic Participation, Marc Morial, National Urban League, Al Sharpton, NAN, and actor/activist, Danny Glover, who has endorsed Sanders.

Black Women in the US: Progress Made, But Key Areas Need Dire National Attention and Urgent Action

The Fight For Black Voters is On in the Democratic Presidential Race

By Dahleen Glanton, Chicago Tribune – We’re at that point in the presidential primaries when the Democratic candidates rip each other apart over which of them will do the most for African-Americans. With the races in mostly white Iowa and New Hampshire behind them, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are turning their attention to Nevada […]

Obama Approval Slips Among Blacks, Hispanics in March

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are Going to War as She Tries to Protect her ‘Firewall’

By Allan Smith, BusinessInsider.com – Hillary Clinton’s campaign has brought out the firepower quickly after her crushing loss to Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) on Tuesday night in the New Hampshire Democratic primary. “When you match up the record of Hillary Clinton with the record of Bernie Sanders, it simply is no comparison,” Rep. Hakeem Jeffries […]

Lil Wayne Flips Out During Interview When ABC News’ Linsey Davis Asks About His Lyrics & Black Lives Matter

Warning Signs for Hillary Clinton in South Carolina

(VIDEO: MSNBC LIVE with Thomas Roberts) Story By Joy-Ann Reid, MSNBC.com – Even before Sen. Bernie Sanders began surging in early state and national polls, the Hillary Clinton campaign viewed South Carolina as her firewall, mainly due to her much higher standing and name recognition with black voters. But there are signs that the Clinton […]

Forbes Contributor John Zogby Says Trump Win is Possible Even Though He Has Alienated Large Swaths of Voters

Civil rights Leader John Lewis Says he Never Saw Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders During Civil Rights Years

Civil rights leader John Lewis on Thursday dismissed Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’ 1960s work on racial equality, saying, “I never saw him. I never met him.” The Georgia congressman — a stalwart of the Freedom Rides through the South, lunch counter sit-ins and the 1963 March on Washington — raised questions about Sanders’ involvement […]

In Prison Reform, Money Trumps Civil Rights

Bernie Sanders Meets with Rev. Al Sharpton at Sylvia’s in Harlem

By Ryan Sit, Stephen Rex Brown, New York Daily News – Bernie Sanders broke bread with the Rev. Al Sharpton Wednesday as the surging Democratic presidential candidate from Brooklyn sought to shore up support among black voters. The pair met at Sylvia’s in Harlem around 10 a.m. Sharpton hugged Sanders at the entrance to the […]

Vivica A. Fox to Host 2016 DNC Watch Party Celebrating the Black Vote

Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders Win in New Hampshire Primary

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Donald J. Trump and Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont harnessed working-class fury on Tuesday to surge to commanding victories in a New Hampshire primary that drew a huge turnout across the state. The success by two outsider candidates dealt a remarkable rebuke to the political establishment, and all but guaranteed protracted, bruising […]

Video Interview with Hosts of Pool Party in McKinney, Tx Busted Up by a Gun Wielding Cop in a Frenzy

Former NAACP President and CEO Ben Jealous Endorses Sanders

Manchester, N.H. – U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders Friday picked up the endorsement of former NAACP President and CEO Ben Jealous. “Bernie Sanders has been principled, courageous and consistent in fighting the evils that Dr. King referred to as the ‘giant triplets’ of racism, militarism and greed,” Jealous said. “Bernie Sanders has the courage to confront […]

House Democrats Boo Bernie Sanders in Contentious Meeting