Thousands Hit Philadelphia’s Steamy Streets to Protest DNC

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Thousands of demonstrators are taking to Philadelphia's sweltering streets Sunday, chanting and beating drums in the first major protests ahead of...

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...

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 --...

Clinton, Dems Put Gun Control at Center of Convention Stage

With mothers of police violence victims on the stage and anti-gun protesters in the streets, Hillary Clinton and Democrats are giving gun control and...

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...

Like a Boss: Three Black Women Hold Reins of Democratic Party

Three African-American women have been tapped to lead the Democratic Party during a critical time in the nation’s and political organization’s history. Rep. Marcia Fudge...

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...

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...
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