The Biden campaign’s recent slate of events around race and policing — equal parts listening tour and call to action — is part of a targeted effort to win over Black voters, one that started last year but now comes…
By Daniel Bush
Biden's softer approach may foreshadow how the presumptive Democratic nominee presents himself in the five months before the presidential election.
By Associated Press
Seven candidates for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination will meet on the debate stage Tuesday in South Carolina, whose primary is just days away. The race’s front-runner, Sen. Bernie Sanders, has the current momentum, but former Vice President Joe Biden…
President Trump is appealing to black voters ahead of November’s general election, touting his economic record and arguing Democrats haven’t delivered for African American communities. But some of his methods, and those of his supporters, have drawn scrutiny. Judy Woodruff…
By Sara Burnett, Associated Press
While Mike Bloomberg's rivals battled it out in majority-white Iowa and New Hampshire, the billionaire presidential candidate aggressively courted the black voters critical to any Democrat's chance of winning of the nomination.
By Yamiche Alcindor
South Carolina’s primary marks an early and critical test of support from black voters, which is why 2020 Democratic presidential candidates have already held more than 400 events in the Palmetto State. Yamiche Alcindor reports on how the contenders are…
By Errin Haines, Associated Press
African Americans make up roughly 24 percent of the Democratic primary electorate, and a much higher percent in early primary states like South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama and Virginia.
NPR’s Tamara Keith and Thelisha Eaddy of South Carolina Public Radio join Lisa Desjardins to discuss the latest political news, including Pete Buttigieg’s response to a shooting in his city, how Joe Biden’s comments about working with segregationists were received…
By Frederick Knight, The Conversation
Georgia’s Republican Secretary of State Brian Kemp has been sued after an Associated Press investigation revealed that his office suppressed 53,000 voter registrations – most of them filed by African-Americans.
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