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Combatting the stereotype of apathetic youth, Rock the Vote – the nonpartisan nonprofit created to see young people through America’s political process – has found a new way to galvanize and inspire millennials to vote in the upcoming election in November… Art. Using innovation and creativity, the organization partnered with #Cut50 and other national and community […]

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Thursday night, the Democratic National Convention culminated a presidential primary season that saw a self-proclaimed billionaire rise to prominence on the strength of bombastic rhetoric, thinly veiled racially charged comments, and the idea that America is broken and needs to be made “great again.” The same election cycle that produced Donald Trump has also produced Hillary Clinton, who […]

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NewsOne spoke with Christina Greer, a professor of political science at Fordham University, about how Democrats performed overall at the convention and particularly on two key issues facing African-Americans: Women's empowerment, and police killings and gun violence.

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New Jersey Senator Cory Booker may have brought the Wells Fargo arena floor to its feet during a rousing speech at the Democratic National Convention Monday – a speech that invoked the power of Maya Angelou’s “Still I Rise” poem and scrutinized Donald Trump’s business record – but not everyone was thrilled. “We have a […]

High turnout among African-American voters was especially crucial in the 2008 and 2012 elections for Democrats, but according to a new article on The Nation.com, Democrats appear to be taking those same voters for granted. In 2012, 29 percent of all eligible voters were people of color. That number is now around 31 percent. Priorities USA, the […]

While some activists are frustrated with being denied a presidential debate, others are enthusiastic about the town hall’s more flexible (and possibly more fruitful) format…

CNN and the Democratic National Committee announced Thursday the network will host the first Democratic primary debate in Nevada on October 13. The exact location…

Gentrification will soon drop to the second most-powerful force in Brooklyn, NY, thanks to a big political move. According to MSNBC, Hillary Clinton has signed a…

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Who should take the blame for the midterm massacre? Should DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz bear the brunt of the blame or is there enough…

The Democratic National Convention may be boosting Charlotte’s overall economy, but I wouldn’t tell that to the families who’ve been forced to leave the hotels they were staying in to make room for out-of-towners.

There may have been a headline-making hiccup over the placement of God in the Democratic Party platform, but the delegates were taken to church whether they wanted to or not at their convention Wednesday when Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.), chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, went off-script and whipped the crowd into a frenzy.

(CNN) — If Barack Obama is re-elected on November 6, he will owe more to his first lady than any president ever to win a…