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Bernie Sanders Meets with Civil Rights

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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.

Green Empowerment Zones Mean Jobs for Communities of Color

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

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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 […]

Proud of Obama’s Presidency, Blacks Are Sad to See Him Go

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

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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 […]

Al Jazeera America Opinion Piece Says Hillary Clinton Should Stop Taking African American Voters for Granted

Warning Signs for Hillary Clinton in South Carolina

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(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 […]

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

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

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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 […]

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

Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders Win in New Hampshire Primary

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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 […]

Warning Signs for Hillary Clinton in South Carolina

Former NAACP President and CEO Ben Jealous Endorses Sanders

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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 […]

Romney and the NAACP: A Missed Opportunity