Rapper Kanye West met with President Trump at the White House Thursday, heaping praise on the president and expounding on economic policy, welfare and prison reform. He also shared details of his struggles with mental health. But some criticized West…
Voting and civil rights groups applauded the decision but said the episode demonstrates the need to restore Voting Rights Act protections that were tossed out by the U.S. Supreme Court in 2013.
By Brinley Hineman, Associated Press
In our news wrap Friday, President-elect Donald Trump visited Hershey, Pennsylvania, for the last stop on his victory tour. There, he thanked his African-American supporters -- albeit to a largely white audience -- touting his success with black voters in…
By PBS NewsHour
Democrats wasted no time looking for political opportunity after Donald Trump falsely accused Hillary Clinton of starting the rumor that President Barack Obama was not born in the U.S.
By Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press
By PBS NewsHour
What role do labor unions play in presidential politics this election? John Yang speaks with Susan Page of USA Today and Stu Rothenberg of The Rothenberg-Gonzales Political Report about Donald Trump’s efforts to court African-Americans, a generational challenge for Hillary…
By Corey Williams, Associated Press
Donald Trump said Saturday he wanted to help rebuild Detroit and told members of a black church that "there are many wrongs that should be made right."…
By Online DA
In Durham, Raleigh and Rocky Mount, N.C., we take you behind the scenes from our reporting on the battleground state.
A Pew poll shows Barack Obama with a narrowing lead in the hard-fought presidential race. Andy Kohut and Amy Walter examine the shape of the race on the eve of Election Day.
Unlike in previous elections, both Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., reached out to black voters at this year's annual NAACP conference in Cincinnati, Ohio. Representatives from both parties weigh the race factor in this year's campaign.
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