Monday, December 5, 2016
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On election day, Republican Governor Pat McCrory lost. McCrory got fewer votes than Democratic challenger and Governor-Elect Roy Cooper. But that hasn't stopped McCrory from slipping into an embarrassing denial about his loss.  Now McCrory is trying to fool citizens in the state...
By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Five U.S. Senators have joined the fight for accountability in the federal government’s advertising practices – or lack thereof when it comes to minority-owned news outlets. A letter penned by the senators demands that...
According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, POTUS-Elect Donald Trump has asked Dr. Ben Carson to serve as his Secretary of Housing Secretary. The question is why? Just as South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley has no experience in...
The leadership of the Democratic party has included white women and Latino and white men.  What Democratic leadership in Congress or at the DCCC or DNC does not have -- and has never had --  is a representative from its...
President-elect Donald Trump has had many conversations with world leaders since November 8th. He's met with the President of Japan. He's spoken to Vladimir Putin.  He's received calls from the leaders of China, the United Kingdom, New Zealand, Australia. Guess...
The following is a statement by Black Lives Matter on the stunning surprise win of Donald Trump winning over former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. ............................................. Our mandate has not changed: organize and end all state-sanctioned violence until all Black Lives...
Every surprise in life has lessons. There were many hard lessons handed down on November 8, 2016. Get ready to hear the cliche "don't play the blame game" over and over.  That's what people say to avoid the hardest conversations of all: Why something...
In Desperate Need of a New Playbook. Voters have delivered plenty of clues and hints to the Democratic Party that they weren't happy. In 2010, Democrats lost 63 seats in the U.S. House -- the worst loss for a party...
After eight years of being relatively quiet and non-confrontational about it's agenda during the presidency of the first Black President of the United States, Barack Obama, legacy civil rights leaders are now declaring a new and more vigorous strategy...
It's obvious: The stupidity of FBI Director James Comey cost Hillary Clinton the presidency.  Clinton's poll numbers dipped shortly after Comey released a letter to member of Congress on October 28, 2016.  It's clear now swing voters were swayed. Before Comey's...