Clinton to speak at NAACP, not Trump

BALTIMORE (NAACP) – The NAACP announced last week that Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will speak to attendees at the 107th Annual NAACP Convention in Cincinnati on Monday, July 18, but not the Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. Clinton’s speech at the Duke Energy Center comes under the theme, “Our Lives Matter, Our Votes Count.” … More Clinton to speak at NAACP, not Trump

NAACP National Convention: Make Your Vote Count

CINCINNATI (NAACP) — The NAACP’s return to the “Queen City” kicked off at the opening press conference with welcoming remarks by Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley, City Manager Harry Black, County Commission President Chris Monzel and Cincinnati USA Convention and Visitors Bureau President Dan Lincoln.  This year’s NAACP 107th annual convention marks a return to Cincinnati, … More NAACP National Convention: Make Your Vote Count

Black groups in Indy mourn loss of police, Sterling, Castile

INDIANAPOLIS – Some 14 African-American-based organizations in Indiana’s capital on Friday (July 8) spoke out against the murder of Dallas police officers and the deaths of Alton Sterling in Louisiana and Philando Castile in Minneapolis. Groups listed as signees to the statement included 100 Black Men of Indianapolis, Baptist Minister’s Alliance, Circle City Chapter of … More Black groups in Indy mourn loss of police, Sterling, Castile

Michael Futrell: A Son’s Story and Why I Support Bernie Sanders

BY MICHAEL FUTRELL I am thankful to frontrunnerpolitics.com  for allowing me to document some of my story.  Traveling with the Bernie Sanders Presidential campaign to Ohio was one of the most emotional and therapeutic experiences of my life. There were two rallies and each meant something special. Checking my email early Friday morning, I noticed that … More Michael Futrell: A Son’s Story and Why I Support Bernie Sanders

Shock: Amos Brown, Indiana Broadcasting Legend, Dies Friday

INDIANAPOLIS – Amos C. Brown III, one of only a handful of African-American political talk show hosts in the Midwest and an Indiana broadcasting Hall of Famer, died Friday at his family home in Chicago at age 64, according to the Indianapolis Star. Brown worked for Radio One station WTLC-AM in Indianapolis where he was … More Shock: Amos Brown, Indiana Broadcasting Legend, Dies Friday

Andre Carson, Congressional Black Caucus Meet with Sheryl Sandberg

Indiana U.S. Rep. Andre Carson posted a photo Wednesday of him and other members of the Congressional Black Caucus meeting with Facebook’s chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg to talk about tech diversity. Carson, who represents the Indianapolis area, is the second vice chair of the Congressional Black Caucus. Met w/@sherylsandberg, COO @facebook today to talk … More Andre Carson, Congressional Black Caucus Meet with Sheryl Sandberg

U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore chides Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on drug testing lawsuit

Wisconsin’s U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore sent a letter the Gov. and Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker last week chiding him about the state’s lawsuit against federal government directed at drug testing food stamp recipients. Moore, whose district covers Milwaukee, called the provision in the Wisconsin state budget to test recipients in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance … More U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore chides Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on drug testing lawsuit