"As a descendant of people who were denied the right to read, to now have the opportunity to serve and lead the institution that is the national symbol of knowledge, is a historic moment," Carla Hayden said at her swearing-in ceremony.
On the second night of the Democratic National Convention, the Mothers of the Movement took the stage to share why they are supporting Hillary Clinton for president during an emotional and heart-wrenching address to delegates. Geneva Reed-Veal, the mother of Sandra Bland – who was found dead hanging in a jail cell after an “unlawful traffic stop” […]
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 […]
In the end, Sanders threw his full support behind Clinton as he had done two weeks ago when they first appeared together in New Hampshire --referencing their 25-year relationship and Clinton's ability to lead through tenured positions in public service.
Spurred by the resignation of chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz after a weekend Wikileaks email dump revealed a bias against Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders, his supporters and advocates of civil disobedience infiltrated the streets of Philadelphia in droves, chanting, "We are the 99 percent" and "Feel the Bern!"
The writing has been on the wall for a while that former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders would have to concede to rival Hillary Clinton and it happened today. Sanders officially endorsed Clinton for president and vowed to help her take down Donald Trump. CNN has all the details regarding today’s game-changing announcement, as well […]
A week after Hillary Clinton declared herself the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, she clinched the Washington, D.C. primary Tuesday, paving the way to lay the groundwork for a general election campaign. She also met with rival Bernie Sanders to plot out next steps on the road to the general election, according to The New York […]
He argued that he could potentially convince party leaders to back him if he persuades enough superdelegates to come over to his side.
In 1988, Rev. Jesse Jackson ran for the Democratic presidential nomination, but Governor Michael Dukakis ultimately won the spot. Jackson mesmerized and galvanized many voters during the ’88 campaign, just as Sen. Bernie Sanders has done in 2016. Rev. Jackson understood that in order to increase his leverage and have an impact on the Democratic Party going […]
The Twitterverse did what it does best, using a hashtag to air out grievances about Hillary's rise in becoming the presumptive Democratic nominee.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has reached a historic milestone. She’s the first woman to become the presidential nominee for a major political party. After Tuesday’s primary contests in New Jersey, New Mexico, South Dakota, and California, Secretary Clinton now has well over the required 2,383 delegates needed to be named the Democratic Party’s nominee. The focus now shifts […]
Tennis star Serena Williams has hit another major milestone in her career, becoming the world’s highest paid woman athlete. According to Forbes, Williams, 34, garnered $28.9 million from endorsements and money she’s earned from winning tournaments throughout the past year. Williams exceeded her rival Maria Sharapova, who consecutively topped the list for 11 years. Sharapova’s […]