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Five questions Black Voters Should Ask Sen. Bernie Sanders

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By Lauren Victoria Burke (MSNBC.com) – Sen. Bernie Sanders is looking to make inroads with African-American voters. The campaign has embarked on a tour of historically black colleges and universities and has engaged with Black Lives Matter activists and activist turned mayoral candidate DeRay McKesson. On the trail, Sanders has spoken candidly about discrimination against […]

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

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 Rally Behind Hillary Clinton

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

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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 […]

2016 Democratic National Convention Watch Party With Vivica A. Fox & Howard Hewett

Actress Vivica Fox Campaigns for Hillary Clinton at Voorhees College as Part of the Get Out The Vote Effort Urging Students at HBCUs

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Denmark, SC — Actress Vivica Fox educated Voorhees College students on the importance of not letting their voices or votes go unheard in the upcoming South Carolina Democratic presidential primary. “We have a very, very important election that’s going to be coming up. We need to make sure that we pay attention at all times,” […]

Angela Bassett the “Reel” Deal as the American Black Film Institute Pays her Tribute as the People’s Icon at their 2017 Oscar Week Gala

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 […]

Why Even Republicans Think Clinton Won the First Debate

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 […]

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