NYT: Dems Ads In South Use #Trayvon, #Ferguson to Spur Black Turnout

Race and votes. It’s interesting to read this five days before election day and realize that the Democrat Party will use everything but specific issues and policy to get Black voters to...

NYT: The Big Role of Black Churches in Two Senate Races

The New York Times: Early voting on Sundays has been one of the biggest fronts in the voting wars of recent years. Some of this past Sunday’s early voting numbers make the reason quite clear....

Convicted Murderer Nikko Jenkins Endorses Lee Terry in Court

Nikko Jenkins Endorses Lee Terry.  Marjorie Sturgeon of KMTV in Omaha, Nebraska reports that Nikko Jenkins, who appeared at a hearing regarding his mental competency, made a political...

DCCC Begs for Cash Again, Finally Mentions a Black Person Running for Congress

The Hill, Mike Lillis: “Democrats have raised $163 million to the GOP’s $125 million. That’s an enormous discrepancy, especially considering that Republicans control 34 more House seats...

Rep. Lacy Clay Asks DoJ to Investigate St. Louis Court System #Ferguson

Clay Urges Justice Dept. to Expand Federal Probe to Cover Municipal Courts in St. Louis City & County New Data Indicates Low-Income, Minority Residents Serving as ATM Machines for Local...

The Root: Democrats and Some Rs Speak Against GOP Willie Horton Ad

The Root: Democrats and Some Dems Speak Against GOP Willie Horton Ad READ —> http://www.theroot.com/articles/politics/2014/10/condemnation_for_nebraska_campaign_ad.html?wpisrc=topstories

Feds Convict Warren Ballentine: Not One Subprime Banker Prosecuted

Once again, it’s always interesting to see the cases federal prosecutors pursue and the ones they don’t. Chicago Tribune: “Prosecutors alleged that Ballentine acted as the real...

#MD Ad to Black Voters: Stop Voting for Dems When Nothing Changes

MD AD: STOP VOTING FOR DEMS. A campaign ad running in Maryland in support of Republican Larry Hogan, the opponent of Democrat Anthony Brown, makes a direct appeal to Black Democrats.  Hogan and...

#HBCU Advocates, Black Caucus React to Final Parent PLUS Change

In October 2011, the Department of Education tightened the loan standards for Parent PLUS Loans.  The change effected over 30,000 students at HBCUs at a collective loss in tuition to the schools...

#HBCU Advocate Drops Hot Statements on Parent PLUS

PARENT PLUS. “This is a national crisis…” — Johnny Taylor, Thurgood Marshall College Fund On October 22, the Department of Education announced the final regulations to...

What Mel Watt is Up To #FHFA

What Mel Watt is Up To New York Times: Soon after the housing bust, federal regulators working on repairing the mortgage market thought it was sound policy to have borrowers make sizable down...

Will This #Georgia Dem #Ferguson Flyer Motivate Black Voters?

Update:  Gov. Nathan Deal calls Democrats #Ferguson Ad “Despicable…” It’s Up to You to Make Change Happen. As reported by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, a flyer that is...

Rep. Lacy Clay, Who Represents #Ferguson, Talks Voting

Rep. Lacy Clay, who represents Ferguson, Mo., was in interviewed along with his father, former Congressman William Clay, Sr., last week by Rock Newman.

AR-2 Ad for Blue Dog Dem Targets Black Voters

Dem ad for AR-2. The new ad below released by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) reveals much of what the Democrat’s strategy for Black voters is. In short, it’s:...