Brokering The Black Vote

Ending a bruising battle to the finish, Ronald Reagan, after narrowly losing the Republican nomination in 1976, addressed a crowd of conservatives in Washington, D.C. and delivered this speech: “The New Republican party I envision is still going to be the party of Lincoln and that means we are going to have to come to grips with what I consider to be a major failing of the party: its failure to attract the majority of black voters.



On screen, Power star Omari Hardwick—who plays wealthy New York helped him when his car was about to be repossessed. City club owner James St. Patrick—lives a double life as an underground drug lord who goes by the name of “Ghost”.’

Bernie Sanders' Democratic Agenda Comes with a Huge Pricetag

Before thrusting himself onto the national political stage, Democratic presidential nominee Bernie Sanders became widely known in Vermont politics for his relentless effort to bring socialism into mainstream politics.



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Church News: Francine Brookins Gets Key Endorsement in Bid for Bishop

Last month, delegates of the AME’s 5th Episcopal District voted during it’s Mid Year Convocation to make Francine Brookins, daughter of the late Bishop H.H. Brookins their official candidate in the 2016 national campaign for the Bishopry.

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Dollars and Sense with Bob Blake

You’ve seen them on the streets as they carried signs of loved ones who have passed on placards and go from car to car soliciting donations to bury loved ones— young and old—who have passed suddenly with no means to cover burial costs. Often, you wonder about their stories. They are stories I hear everyday.

Finding Your Pretty With Chez

I started to see the change around age 26. The smooth dimple free thighs that I would get so many compliments on – backstage of fashion shows from fellow models– were beginning to look a little cottage cheesy. I HAD CELLULITE! After a brief break down trying to come to the realization that my easy early 20s where beauty was a breeze, when I barely worked out or even put on lotion for that matter, were behind me.


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