Bernie Sanders, eyeing a ‘contested convention,’ urges media to hold off on calling race

Bernie Sanders urged news organizations on Saturday to hold off on declaring a victor in the Democratic presidential race following Tuesday’s primaries and vowed to soldier on to the party’s convention in July. Sanders comments come as his rival, Hillary Clinton, is poised to effectively clinch the nomination following the close of the polls Tuesday in California, New Jersey, and […]

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White House Race Has Already Sparked $1 Million in Negative Ads

Nearly all of it was spent against Hillary Clinton The 2016 presidential election has already unleashed more than $1 million in negative ads, according to a Center for Public Integrity review of federal campaign finance filings. Only 515 more days until Election Day. In the meantime, expect the price of presidential mudslinging to rapidly hit eight, then eventually nine figures, […]

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Obama Discusses Race, Fatherhood, Responsibility at Morehouse College

President Barack Obama told graduates of Morehouse College on Sunday that they have a responsibility as black men to set an example in improving their communities and the world. Speaking at the historically black college that produced greats like Martin Luther King Jr., Obama paid tribute to the fact that “laws, hearts and minds have been changed to the point where […]

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And justice for all?: Debating the Zimmerman arrest and race in America

Protesters and activists demanding justice for slain Florida teen Trayvon Martin are no closer to closure, even with the news that second-degree murder charges were filed against shooter George Zimmerman. The charges were the latest development in a heated national debate over race and justice in America. The debate on CNN iReport mirrored a national outcry, which saw thousands taking […]

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