Election 2016

There were reports of violence last night at a Trump rally in Asheville, North Carolina. Shirley Teter, a 69-year-old protestor, was punched in the face and fell over her oxygen tank before being taken to the hospital. Teter said  “Whenever groups of them would start chanting ‘Trump! Trump! Trump! Trump!’ I would chant back, ‘Dump! Dump! Dump! Dump!’ ”At […]

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is in the Queen City today.  The former Secretary of State will speak at Johnson C. Smith University’s Brayboy Gymnasium at noon. Doors open at 10 a.m. Later today Clinton will attend a fundraiser at the Myers Park home of Robert and Anne Stolz. Clinton says she will continue the […]

Donald Trump will meet with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto today, prior to his speech on immigration scheduled for later today in Arizona. The Republican presidential nominee received the invitation who has previously likened Trump to Adolf Hitler. Trump has made immigration reform a hallmark of his campaign, vowing to deport millions of illegal immigrants and to build […]

According to a new poll, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is edging out Donald Trump in the presidential race. The survey, conducted by CNN/ORC, revealed that Clinton’s rating increased by 7 points following the Democratic National Convention. Clinton is now in the lead with 52 percent, while Trump lags behind with 43 percent. There has also […]

Donna Brazile, a stalwart supporter of the Democratic Party, has been the ultimate political insider and strategist for decades. So it comes as no surprise that she was tapped to replace ousted Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz. Brazile, 56, a native of Louisiana, was selected Sunday to serve as interim chairwoman of the convention. Schultz stepped […]

  A Black Cincinnati police officer is under investigation by his department for a Facebook post that essentially delivers what is commonly known in the Black community as “the talk.” In the since-deleted post, officer Freddie Vincent urged friends and family to comply with the demands of White officers if stopped “because they are looking for a […]

Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz will not speak at this week’s convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, after a Wikileaks email dump appears to show that the group conspired against Sen. Bernie Sanders to help Hillary Clinton win the Democratic primaries, reports CNN. The DNC Rules Committee on Saturday named Ohio Rep. Marcia Fudge as permanent chair […]

While many thought Clinton would announce her decision at an evening rally earlier in the day, she opted to send a message to her supporters using the digital sphere.

While we're pleased the vendors had the opportunity to sell their wares at the RNC, organizers should have put more thought into the set up of the Urban League tent, which appeared to be segregated from the predominantly White convention.