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Acts of political violence are increasing in reaction to the election of President-elect Donald Trump. At an anti-Trump rally in Columbus, Ohio, a protestor was viciously attacked by an Ohio University student. On Monday, a video of Shane Michael Stanton shows the student pushing a man identified as Timothy Adams down a flight of stairs at Union…

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The moment Donald Trump secured a victory in the presidential election, parents and teachers across the nation wondered how they would explain Trump to their kids. Trump built a campaign on racism, bigotry, and bullying. He represents everything that we all tell our kids not to become. But teacher Jasmyn Wright  has made it a…

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The uncertainty surrounding the current U.S. presidential election has increased with an announcement by federal law enforcement of a possible attack by al-Qaida. Information and tips received by the feds indicate that Texas, New York and Virginia have been indicated as possible targets. Authorities are taking the threat seriously and are still evaluating the intelligence received, warnings…

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The Democratic Party continues to experience mishaps days before the 2016 presidential election. According to a recent WikiLeaks email leak, Democratic Party Chairwoman Donna Brazile shared questions with Clinton’s camp that would be asked at a debate against Bernie Sanders. The debate was hosted in Flint, Michigan, following the water crisis where government officials knew…

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The heated presidential campaign of 2016 has brought America to a simmering point and many are wishing it would go to a full boil. We are faced with a daunting decision as to whether or not to vote Clinton or Trump. A vote for Clinton to many is a vote for a corrupt political system…

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Name: Shaquille Brewster Position: Producer Assignment: NBC News Education: Howard University For the previous year, Shaquille Brewster has been a campaign embed for NBC News serving as a digital journalist and producer while covering the presidential candidates. Brewster shoots political events, provides live transmission, posts on social media, produces segments, writes articles for digital platforms under deadline,…

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Hillary Clinton

For the first time in American history a woman has clinched a major party nomination for president. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is now the presumptive nominee for the Democratic Party after a series of state victories, including the all-important California primary. Her delegate count is now 2,755, compared to Sen. Bernie Sanders’ count of 1,852.…

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Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has decided to enter the heated debate over reparations for the American slave trade and its aftereffects. At a recent campaign appearance at Tindley Temple United Methodist Church in Philadelphia, Sanders let the predominantly Black audience in on his feelings. Sanders is quoted as saying. “There’s nothing that anybody can do…

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The Republican Party is not happy with the growing popularity of Trump and his primary victories. The idea that Trump could win the Republican nomination for president has caused fear for the national party. To combat Trump, the Republicans have turned to former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney.

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The current election season among Republican presidential candidates has allowed America to see a descent to the absurd. Donald Trump actually made reference to the size of his penis at last night’s Republican debate, in response to Marco Rubio correlating the size of his hands to his manhood..

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Dr. Ben Carson, the only Black republican candidate for president, has announced that he is suspending his campaign. Carson has only been able to pick up eight delegates in the primary elections and caucuses that have been held so far. The retired neurosurgeon has realized that he has no path to the Republican nomination. He…

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Hillary Clinton claimed an impressive election Super Tuesday as she won primaries in several states. Clinton carried the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Massachusetts with ease, obliterating rival Bernie Sanders in strong victories. Sanders was able to win elections in Colorado, Montana, Oklahoma and Vermont. Clinton’s win in the Deep South has been attributed…

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It worked. The protests, voter education and the shedding of the blood of an innocent have changed the power structure in Ferguson, Missouri. The first municipal elections since the killing of unarmed teen Michael Brown occurred April 7, and despite severe weather, voter turnout doubled. In previous elections only 12.3 percent of registered voters turned…

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