Politics Noir


Clinton talks about criminal justice, jobs, and education with the Black press

In an exclusive interview with North Carolina’s African-American press, Hillary Clinton said the even though she is running to benefit all Americans, the first woman expected to be elected president of the United States on Nov. 8th does have a ...

Nearly 90 percent of Black voters favor Clinton over Trump in new HU/NNPA national Black voter poll

On Monday, the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) and Howard University, announced the results of the 2016 Howard University/NNPA National Black Voter Poll.

Ex-AGs Alberto Gonzales, Eric Holder, Michael Mukasey rip FBI director

Republican former US Attorney General Alberto Gonzales on Monday slammed the FBI director's recent actions in the investigation into Hillary Clinton's email server.

City comptroller gives mayor another near-failing grade on city procurements for M/WBEs

Last month, Mayor Bill de Blasio and several elected officials touted the creation of a new minority- and women-owned business enterprise (M/WBE) office with a goal of awarding at least 30 percent of procurements to M/WBEs by 2021. However, when ...

Obama makes a promise about his wife

She might be the breakout star of this year's campaign trail, but First Lady Michelle Obama won't be making the jump from surrogate to candidate.

VIDEO: In new ad ‘On The Ballot’, President Obama discusses the progress at stake in election

Hillary for America announced Friday a new television ad, "On The Ballot", featuring President Barack Obama making a final pitch to voters about how the progress made in the last eight years is on the ballot, and how our next ...

Woman accuses Clarence Thomas of groping her in 1999

A woman has accused Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas of groping her in 1999, when she met him as a young Truman Foundation Scholar at a dinner party in Falls Church, Virginia.

Plane carrying Pence skids off runway

Donald Trump's running mate Mike Pence said Friday he is "fine" following his plane skidding off the runway at LaGuardia Airport on Thursday night, adding there were about "10 seconds of uncertainty."

VIDEO: Michelle Obama fires up North Carolina crowd for Hillary Clinton

Michelle Obama on Thursday delivered a resounding speech vouching for Hillary Clinton's preparedness to be president, saying the Democratic presidential nominee has more experience than anyone else to assume the nation's highest office.

A chat with one of Trump’s ‘deplorables’

Last Friday, I had a surprise run-in with someone who can be categorized as one of Donald Trump’s ‘deplorables.’

Black Women’s Roundtable kicks off nationwide Power of the Sister Vote campaign

Black Women’s Roundtable ignites the Power of the Sister Vote campaign to increase turnout among Black women on Election Day, Nov. 8.

New York’s homeless stuck between the government and residents

Terraine is the mother of a 17-year-old son. She is a veteran. She has been homeless since May of 2015. She has stayed in temporary locations and shelters in every borough except Staten Island, and she has spent a few ...

Trayvon Martin unmentioned as Trump talks of Blacks getting shot in the city he died in

Rallying supporters in this city where 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was shot and killed, Donald Trump on Tuesday described African-Americans as "living in hell" and getting "shot" for simply walking in the street.

NNPA, Howard University team up to poll Black voters

In a historic effort to measure the pulse of African American voters, the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) partnered with Howard University to conduct the first scientific poll of the Black community during the 2016 election cycle.

Black women will elect the next president

Black women will play a key role in electing the next president, according to a recent report by the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO).