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RNC's Director of Black Media Outreach Calls Rosa Parks Tweet a 'Typo'

RNC’s Director of Black Media Outreach Calls Rosa Parks Tweet a ‘Typo’

by Julianne Hing on December 5 2013, 1:58PM

Not the mea culpa one might have expected, but a rich television moment nonetheless.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Chicago Pastor Takes on Clint Eastwood's Invisible Chair, Racism [Video]

Chicago Pastor Takes on Clint Eastwood’s Invisible Chair, Racism [Video]

by Jorge Rivas on September 14 2012, 12:49PM

Perhaps taking some inspiration from Clint Eastwood’s Republican National Convention invisible chair stunt Rev. Moss touches on history, the upcoming election, and voter suppression.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

RNC Custodial Crew Paid Below Minimum Wage

by Jorge Rivas on August 31 2012, 4:30PM

The janitors working around the clock at the Republican National Convention ended up going home making less than Florida’s hourly minimum wage.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Did One Of Romney's Housekeepers Make a Cameo in RNC Video?

Did One Of Romney’s Housekeepers Make a Cameo in RNC Video?

by Jorge Rivas on August 31 2012, 1:22PM

The video featured the Romney family inside their home several times but in one of the scenes a women who appears to be working for the family in the background was simply ignored.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Black CNN Camerawoman Says She's 'Not Surprised' By Peanut-Throwing at RNC

Black CNN Camerawoman Says She’s ‘Not Surprised’ By Peanut-Throwing at RNC

by Jorge Rivas on August 30 2012, 12:30PM

Patricia Carroll, the CNN camerawoman who was assaulted with peanuts at the Republican National Convention says she’s not surprised.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Herman Cain: Romney's Black Supporters Too Busy Working to Take Polls

Herman Cain: Romney’s Black Supporters Too Busy Working to Take Polls

by Jorge Rivas on August 30 2012, 11:19AM

Former GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain said he expects more blacks to vote for Mitt Romney than polls indicate because many “working” blacks likely were not polled.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Romney's Campaign Wedge: Taxpayers vs. Welfare Queens

Romney’s Campaign Wedge: Taxpayers vs. Welfare Queens

by Imara Jones on August 30 2012, 9:57AM

Romney doesn’t have enough white support to win. But he knows how to get it.

Topics: 2012 Election, Economy, Politics

See the Smiles and Smirks of Mitt Romney's Latino Supporters at RNC

See the Smiles and Smirks of Mitt Romney’s Latino Supporters at RNC

by Jorge Rivas on August 29 2012, 11:15AM

The smiling (and not so smiley) faces of Latinos at the RNC.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

RNC Attendee Throws Food at Black Woman, 'This is How We Feed Animals!'

RNC Attendee Throws Food at Black Woman, ‘This is How We Feed Animals!’

by Jorge Rivas on August 29 2012, 9:00AM

An RNC attendee allegedly threw nuts at a black camerawoman working for CNN.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Baratunde Thurston's Official RNC 'Negro Count': 67 [Video]

Baratunde Thurston’s Official RNC ‘Negro Count’: 67 [Video]

by Jorge Rivas on August 28 2012, 12:53PM

An estimated 50,000 people are expected to visit the Tampa Bay area during the Republican National Convention and comedian and author Baratunde Thurston is out there taking his own count of how many black people are at the RNC.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Jan Brewer Says Obama is Race-Baiting Latinos

Jan Brewer Says Obama is Race-Baiting Latinos

by Jorge Rivas on August 28 2012, 11:42AM

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer tells Politico.com President Barack Obama is race-baiting and pandering for the Latino vote.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

GOP to America: 'We Built It.' But Who's the We?

GOP to America: ‘We Built It.’ But Who’s the We?

by Imara Jones on August 27 2012, 1:15PM

As the Republican National Convention kicks off this week, the question remains: What’s Romney’s economic plan, and who’s it actually for?

Topics: 2012 Election, Economy, /NOW

RNC Cancels First Day As Florida Gov. Declares State of Emergency

RNC Cancels First Day As Florida Gov. Declares State of Emergency

by Jorge Rivas on August 27 2012, 11:50AM

The Republican National Convention is scheduled to convene on Monday but won’t hold its first session until Tuesday as Tropical Storm Isaac has caused disruptions due to its proximity to the city.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Planned Parenthood President, Eva Longoria, Lilly Ledbetter to Speak at DNC

Planned Parenthood President, Eva Longoria, Lilly Ledbetter to Speak at DNC

by Jorge Rivas on August 22 2012, 2:05PM

The Democratic National Convention Committee unveiled a list of prominent women Wednesday that are scheduled to speak at the party’s upcoming convention, including Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards, Lilly Ledbetter and actress Eva Longoria.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Wyclef Jean to Headline Vets' Fundraiser at Republican Convention

Wyclef Jean to Headline Vets’ Fundraiser at Republican Convention

by Jorge Rivas on August 21 2012, 12:15PM

Wyclef Jean will not be gone till November because he’ll be performing at the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida on August 29th.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Get Ready to Debate Obama's American Identity, Again

Get Ready to Debate Obama’s American Identity, Again

by Sally Kohn on August 20 2012, 9:51AM

In the run-up to the GOP convention, the Romney camp has cried foul about the Democrats’ nasty tactics—while simultaneously reviving one of the most offensive themes in American politics.

Topics: 2012 Election, Politics

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