politics

Democrats in Ohio are hoping the sound defeat of a Republican-backed union law last year will carry over into the November election and give a boost to President Barack Obama. The president is scheduled to spend part of Labor Day campaigning at a United Auto Workers’ rally in Toledo, a city where organized labor has […]

For some African-Americans who tuned in to the Republican National Convention on television, one surprise might have been gospel singer Bebe Winans. The popular gospel singer performed two numbers on the convention’s closing night — his song “America, America,” from his new CD of the same title, and “America the Beautiful,” as the convention came […]

The Cleveland Police Department said there was a break-in at a state senator’s Cleveland headquarters office. According to police, this is Democratic State Sen. Nina Turner’s office, who represents Ohio’s 25th senate district. It’s located on Lee Road between Miles Avenue and South Miles Road. Police said they will be releasing more details soon. article […]

Let’s face it: President Obama’s 1st term in the White House falls just short of even the lowest expectations of him. Mr. Obama promised to create new jobs and to bring relief to homeowners who faced foreclosure. Instead, Obama spent billions bailing out the bankers and the auto industry. Still, the unemployment rate hovers over […]

THE RACE IS ON: Obama/Biden vs. Romney/Ryan. At stake is the direction we as a nation move in on job creation, education, healthcare, the economy and too many other issues that affect our daily lives and future. But over the next 83 days, campaigns, parties, and super-pacs will be on a “hundred-thousand-trillion”, while many of […]

Republicans complain that Democrats are playing the race card in the fierce battle over new restrictive voting laws approved by some states. Now Democrats are accusing the GOP of falsely playing the military card in regard to the laws. Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign and a handful of congressional Republicans are claiming that President Barack Obama’s […]

Forever and a day the discussion around women of this generation has been about whether they need to have families or not and can pursue their careers. Some women put off kids and marriage in pursuit of higher standing in their respective fields. Others juggle kids and a marriage while pursuing their career goals. Recently, […]

The House of Representatives failed to pass the Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act (PRENDA). The bill originally would have banned abortions based on the race or gender…

Michelle Obama says her daughters are learning that even the kids of politicians have to have a thick skin. “Politics is tough,” the first lady said Tuesday. “That’s just sort of the nature of the beast.” But she said daughters Sasha and Malia, at ages 10 and 13, also know that no matter what happens […]

I have heavily critiqued the NAACP. I’ve spoken about how it feels very much disconnected from my generation and I’ve watched as local chapters hold…

May 19, 1925, in Omaha, Nebraska, the man we would come to know as Malcolm X burst into the world. As he evolved away from…

Top Republican strategists claim that President Barack Obama ran as a “metrosexual, Black, Abe Lincoln during his historical race for the White House in 2008.…