It was only a matter of time. Thirteen days before Americans elect the next president of the United States, it appears that Black voters in Georgia are being systematically excluded from the electoral process. Community activists and Georgia elected officials say there is widespread discrimination in one Georgia county – Hancock County, about 70 miles […]

Donald Trump asked a moderator to give him 25 seconds to refute Hillary Clinton during Sunday’s presidential debate, but it’s clear that Trump is running out of time. Women are calling Trump “sickening;” House Speaker Paul Ryan is refusing to campaign with Trump or defend him; 36 Republicans have abandoned Trump and former Secretary of […]

Hillary Clinton is focused on re-energizing a critical voting bloc in Ohio and Florida to help win the White House: Black folks. Polls show Clinton and Republican Donald Trump are locked in tight races in Ohio and Florida where turnout among African-Americans and Hispanics could help decide the election. Clinton needs these two states to reach […]

Donald Trump doesn’t want to be President of the United States. I didn’t talk to Trump; I don’t know Trump, but my gut tells me that he doesn’t really want the job. I’m not convinced that Trump is as crazy as some have suggested, but he may be crazy like a fox. In fact, Trump […]

Hillary Clinton spoke to a conference of Black and Hispanic journalists last week, leaving some wondering if she used her time wisely. “Speaking to the largest gathering of minority journalists in the United States, Clinton had the opportunity to influence the next 90 days of stories, op-eds and think pieces,” Jason Johnson wrote for TheRoot.com. […]

Hillary Clinton is scheduled to speak to a coalition of Black and Hispanic journalists on Friday in her continued efforts to court voters of color and secure the White House in November. The Democratic nominee for president is on track to become the first female president but she needs broad and solid support from African-American, […]

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Dwight Jones, the Black mayor of Richmond, Virginia and a former chairman of the Virginia Democrat Party, has become the highest ranking Democrat to appeal to volunteers from abroad to help defeat Donald Trump. Jones has more experience than most local level politicians dealing with the world’s press and dignitaries after successfully bidding for and […]

Is Hillary Clinton getting desperate? Clinton, the Democratic frontrunner for the presidential nomination, appears to have momentarily shifted her campaign strategy from the high road to the low road — or at least an ill-advised path. At a campaign rally in Bowling Green, Kentucky days before Tuesday’s primary, Clinton impersonated Donald Trump, mocking the presumptive […]

“African-Americans want jobs” – Donald Trump Donald Trump, the reality-television-star-turned-presumptive-Republican presidential nominee, has barely mentioned Black people during his bizarre 11-month bid for the White…

The awkward, racially-charged joke by Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio about Black folks wasn’t funny. At least I…

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This year, the Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc. (PNBC) celebrates its 55th anniversary. We are in our emerald year of providing God’s work around the…

The GOP race for the White House has reached an all-time low: front-runner Donald Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas are now making the…