Black Issues Addressed in Democratic Platform Document

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus and other minorities were well represented on the committee that drafted the Democratic Party’s platform, a groundbreaking document...

Slaves Built the White House, Say Obama and Historians

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama declared at the Democratic National Convention that the White House she and President Barack Obama have lived...

More Than 50 Pro-Sanders Demonstrators Cited by Police

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police briefly detained more than 50 people after they tried to storm the barricades outside the Democratic National Convention on Monday...

Minority Dem Delegates Frustrated with ‘Bernie or Bust’

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — As most Democrats rally around Hillary Clinton, the lingering "Bernie or Bust" movement is stirring frustration at the party's convention among...

Philadelphia Readies for DNC after Quiet Cleveland Protests

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — As Cleveland breathes a sigh of relief after protests during the Republican convention came and went without major chaos, eyes now...

Rep. Elijah Cummings and Ben Jealous Take Opening Evening DNC Stage

(Updated 7/25/2016) PHILADELPHIA –Three prominent Marylanders -- former NAACP President and CEO Ben Jealous, Rep. Elijah Cummings, and House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer --...
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