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10:03 AM / Sunday February 28, 2021

Politics

History Repeating

August 5, 2016

ABOVE PHOTO:  Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, VP running mate Tim Kaine and former President Bill Clinton address crowds at last week’s rally at Temple University.  (Photo by Bill Z. Foster) Eight years ago, Barack Obama began his historic Presidential campaign. On Friday, another history-making Democratic Presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, began her quest for the…

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Did Obama unify the Party? What Hillary must do to win

August 5, 2016

ABOVE PHOTO:  President Barack Obama  (Photo by Monica Peters) By Monica Peters The rift between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton supporters is painful and evident.  The Democratic Party can’t deny that although Sanders supporters won’t be able to vote for their candidate, they are still proving to be a strong force.  Even with President Obama’s…

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Convention Voices: Voting Matters

July 29, 2016

Rev. Dr. Betty Deas Clark Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence (Pastor of Bethel AME Church in Georgetown, SC) ‘If we don’t vote in the upcoming presidential election. We stand the chance of moving backwards. We are at a delicate place in this country. The political gains we’ve achieved are being eroded. You can’t stay…

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DNC Convention Notes

July 29, 2016

ABOVE PHOTO:  Eddie Perrell  (Photo by Webster Riddick) Mississippi’s flag is missing On Sunday, South Broad St. was all decked out for the Democratic National Convention with the flags of the 50 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. Territories. Mississippi’s flag, the last state flag to still incorporate the Confederate battle flag, was taken…

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The Birds of Boo

July 29, 2016

ABOVE PHOTO:  First Lady Michelle Obama  (Photo by Bill Z. Foster) During the first night of the Democratic National Convention, delegates pledged to Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders shared their displeasure with almost everyone who showed Hillary Clinton their support. But they also knew whom NOT to challenge in that way. By Denise Clay There was…

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A “March” in Kensington

July 29, 2016

ABOVE PHOTO:  U.S. Rep. John Lewis with Andrew Aydin signs autographs at Amalgam Comics event.  (Photo courtesy: Amy Simmons) U.S. Rep. John Lewis and Andrew Aydin came to Kensington’s Amalgam Comics and Coffeehouse to showcase the third chapter of his award-winning graphic novel “March.” By Denise Clay Here at the Democratic National Convention, Rep. John…

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Still Feeling The Bern

July 29, 2016

ABOVE PHOTO:  Bernie Sanders protestors hold court in front of the municipal building in CC.  (Photo by Leona Dixon) A group of Bernie Sanders supporters at this week’s Democratic National Convention is still not ready to make nice with Democratic Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. By Chris Murray For the Philadelphia Sunday Sun When he delivered…

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Day Two and Three of the DNC

July 29, 2016

ABOVE PHOTO:  Mothers of the Movement, those who have lost children to police violence, take the stage at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on Tuesday, July 26, 2016.  (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) (CQ Roll Call via AP Images) By Kharisma McIlwaine The energy surrounding days two and three of the Democratic National…

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President Obama seizes his ‘Last Big Moment’

July 29, 2016

ABOVE PHOTO:  President Barack Obama  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File) He defined the legacy that Donald Trump has attempted to whittle away. By Linda S. Wallace Special to The New Tri-State Defender As President Barack Hussein Obama embraced Hillary Clinton Wednesday night as the political heir to his movement of hope, he built upon his own…

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Occupy The Newsroom

July 29, 2016

ABOVE PHOTO:  Photo by Bill Z. Foster A group of angry supporters of Bernie Sanders decided to make their grievances known by taking over one of the Democratic National Convention’s media tents Tuesday night. By Denise Clay The second night of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia was supposed to be memorable for a variety…

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