When is enough too much?

Recently, Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion were in the headlines again — not about Megan’s gunshot wound to the foot or Cardi’s conversations with politicians but their collaboration and the explicit lyrics in their new single “WAP,” which is No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts. The video for the track featured a […]

Michelle Obama apparently threw shade at Kanye West (video)

Michelle Obama appeared to take a veiled swipe at Kanye West’s presidential campaign, but not everyone picked up on it right away. Some media members, however, did discern some subtle shade thrown the rapper’s way. During the former FLOTUS’ keynote speech on the opening night of the Democratic National Convention on Monday, Aug. 17, 2020, […]

What Cardi B demanded during chat with Joe Biden (video)

Cardi B made several requests and demands of presidential candidate Joe Biden that were aired on the day the Democrats fired up their virtual national convention on Monday, Aug. 17, 2020. Elle magazine facilitated the Zoom video chat between Cardi, 27, and Biden, 77, which included topics ranging from the novel coronavirus pandemic to police […]

John Legend among performers at the Democratic National Convention

John Legend, Jennifer Hudson, and The Chicks are among those set to perform at the Democratic National Convention next week. The “All of Me” singer will be joined by the likes of the 18-year-old chart-topping sensation, the country trio — who recently changed their name from Dixie Chicks in the wake of the Black Lives […]

Check out the star-studded lineup for the Democratic National Convention

No one can predict at this point if Democrats will successfully evict the current White House occupant in November, but they are bringing out some serious firepower at their quadrennial convention to try to bring that aspiration to fruition. The Democratic National Convention, beginning on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020, is going to be punctuated with […]

Stars and politicians align at DNC

Last night, the Democratic National Convention came to a close. In this photo gallery, party insiders give us a behind-the-scenes view of the convention. Let’s have one last look.

Beyoncé, Alicia Keys and Other Celebrity Women on Obama’s Presidential Campaign

Every four years, we are privileged to see celebrities stand up for a cause other than their own business ventures.  This year, many celebrity women have lodged their efforts and support to help re-elect President Barack Obama.  Whether they hosted a fundraiser, hit the campaign trail, or even rocked some Obama merchandise, it’s safe to say that these ladies […]

Is President Obama’s Lead Built to Last?

Over the past two weeks, the Republican and Democratic conventions have been billed as an opportunity to reset a presidential race that has remained unnervingly close. Trailing all year, Mitt Romney in particular needed the convention in Tampa, Fla., to shift the conversation and help attract undecided voters. But despite Americans’ disappointment with the economy, […]

President Obama Closes DNC With Promise of a ‘Better Path’

President Barack H. Obama accepted the Democratic Party’s nomination for president of the United States with a thunderous oration that promised America “a better path” that will not be easy but will lead to a better future through economic development, the development of energy, improvement on education and a promise to “reduce the deficit without […]

Bill Clinton Galvanizes Democrats With Rousing Speech

There was high anticipation on the DNC floor on Wednesday, Sept. 5  comparable to the electricity present just moments before a prized boxing match. An anxiety-filled excitement permeated the arena hall in the hopes that former President Clinton, a gifted and charismatic orator, would bring the noise to the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., […]

Best Parts of Michelle Obama’s Appearance at the Democratic Convention

The mom-in-chief owned the convention floor Tuesday evening. First lady Michelle Obama’s speech was a show-stopper at the Democratic National Convention, and it began with her dress, which so impressed the public and media that the right-leaning Wall Street Journal opened up their glowing critique of her speech by devoting an entire story to the dress, […]

Are African Americans ‘Better Off’ Since Obama?

A strange thing happened on the way to the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. On the Sunday morning talk shows, Democratic operatives were repeatedly asked the question, if Americans are “better off” today than at the start of President Barack Obama’s term? At first, like a fish out of water, all they did was […]

5 Events Black People Should Attend During the Democratic National Convention 2012

The Democratic National Convention is right around the corner and it’s about time for the extravagant events to commence. The four-day drama starts with Labor day family festivities and ends with President Obama’s acceptance of the Democratic nomination. The week also includes non-political activities for anyone to partake in with easy access. With the convention taking […]

Pat Duncan Discusses New Book on Barack Obama

Denver photographer Pat Duncan has put together a 184-page collection of never-before-seen photographs as well as speeches by our commander in chief on his journey to the White House. A Defining Moment: The Historic Journey to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue captures the innocence and essence of the grassroots campaign of then-Sen. Barack Obama’s historic journey starting […]

Democratic Strategist Donna Brazile Named Interim DNC Chair

Sources inside the Beltway have confirmed that the interim national chair  for the Democratic National Committee will be longtime Democratic Party member Donna Brazile, a well-known political strategist, professor at Georgetown University, author and columnist. Prior to this most recent appointment, Brazile served as the Democratic National Committee’s vice chair of voter registration and participation. Brazile is the author […]