DNC 2016

From King to O'Reilly, the irresponsible dissemination of a whitewashed history, which many believed to be powered by Donald Trump's xenophobia, seems to dominate the internet. But is this type of rhetoric, while not new, fueled by the upcoming election?

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. Using innovation and creativity, the organization partnered with #Cut50 and other national and community partners […]

While Hillary Clinton prepares to accept a historic nomination as the first women presidential candidate of a major party – a move that will shatter the proverbial glass ceiling – the diversity of the women at the helm of the Democratic National Convention cannot be ignored. Women of color have not only graced the stage in primetime speaking […]

The 2016 Democratic National Convention is officially underway and kicked off Monday night with a bang, courtesy of FLOTUS Michelle Obama. Now going into day two, some well-known names in Hollywood have decided to band together to take down Republican nominee Donald Trump once and for all. Many may not want to admit it, but […]

Day two of the DNC will be unprecedented as Bill Clinton takes the stage in support of his wife, candidate Hillary Clinton, while the Black mothers of recent shooting victims tell their story of grief and resilience in an effort to enforce gun control.

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.

Obama is expected to discuss the importance of the presidential role in relation to America's children--how it inspires ethics and goal setting. Pundits also expect her to intertwine her working class upbringing, emerging as one of the most powerful women in the world, to Clinton's trajectory and her fitness for the presidency.

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!"