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Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison endorses Bernie Sanders

13 Oct

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Rep. Keith Ellison has become the second member of congress to endorse Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders for the 2016 election. Read more here: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/10/minnesota-rep-keith-ellison-endorses.html

BARBARA LEE NOMINATED AS REPRESENTATIVE TO U.N.

16 Sep

Congresswoman Barbara Lee of Oakland was nominated Tuesday by President Barack Obama to be a U.S. representative to the United Nations. Read more:   http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/09/barbara-lee-nominated-as-representative.html

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Why Fox News must destroy #BlackLivesMatter

3 Sep

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Fox News has launched an all out propaganda war against the #BlackLivesMatter Movement. The network is trying to blame the recent deaths of police officers on the movement, and trying to make a case that #BlackLivesMatter is putting officers lives at risk by changing the atmosphere in which cops must now work. – See more at: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/09/why-fox-news-must-destroy.html

Bernie Sanders Taps African-American As Campaign Press Secretary

10 Aug

The presidential campaign of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) announced Saturday it had tapped a young, black criminal justice headshots1_sdsadvocate to serve as its national press secretary. – See more at: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/08/bernie-sanders-taps-african-american-as.html

6 points Stephen A. Smith should keep in mind when discussing blacks voting republican.

22 Mar

stephen-a-smithStephen A. Smith made news for his receding hairline, naw just joking. Mr. Smith made news for his suggestion that in one election African American should vote republican. He believes and probably correctly so that the democrats take the black vote for granted, and they should be made to earn the black vote. That may be true, but I have a few points that Mr. Smith might want to keep in mind. Read more: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/03/4-points-stephen-smith-should-keep-in.html

New Congress includes more women, minorities

4 Jan

New Congress includes more women, minorities

The 114th Congress that convenes Tuesday will count more African Americans, Hispanics, Asians and women than ever, although lawmakers remain overwhelmingly white and male – See more at: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/01/new-congress-includes-more-women.html

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Michelle Obama Senator?

9 Dec

Michelle Obama for Senator?

Now keep in min this is all hypothetical as the first lady has not said anything about running for office. But according to Public Policy Polling Mrs. Obama would beat republican senator Mark Kirk. Read more here: Should Michelle Obama run for U.S. Senate?