The following is a list of candidates receiving endorsements from various sources for the upcoming Aug. 14 primaries.
Womenwinning has endorsed multiple candidates such as State Rep. District 59B candidate Terra Cole, Hennepin County Commissioner District 2 candidates Tonia Johnson, Linda Higgins and Paula Pentel. Pentel is also endorsed by Hennepin County Sheriff Deputies Association.
Excerpts from the interview are included below:
Pictured: In August's Black Enterprise magazine, SVP/Editor-in-Chief Derek T. Dingle goes exclusively one-on-one with President Barack Obama concerning the needs, concerns and criticism from the Black business community.
Jamaica is basking in its independence day celebrations a day after Usain Bolt retained the Olympic gold medal in the men's 100m, with his compatriot Yohan Blake taking the silver.
Pictured: Jamaicans partied after Usain Bolt romped home with his 100m gold medal.
CHICAGO -- With President Obama continuing to campaign in Iowa today, it's important to note how local editorial boards have publicly rebuked Mitt Romney's opposition to the Wind Energy Tax Credit, which is set to expire at the end of this year. Unlike President Obama, who supports extending the tax credit, Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan want to let the credits expire, which would put thousands of jobs at risk in Iowa and other states.
On any given weekday morning in 1963 average schoolchildren stood upright in classrooms, hand over heart, reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. It was a customary act. Ironically, the lives of average Black children and their families during that time were at odds with the pledge's line, "one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all."
Pictured: Former President Bill Clinton helps in unveiling the Hubert H. Humphrey Memorial Statue on the Capitol Mall.
The man who is arguably Minnesota's most revered son is now memorialized with a statue on the mall of the State Capitol.
Transcript 1948 DNC - Hubert Humphrey
This is the text of the address Mayor Hubert H. Humphrey of Minneapolis delivered before the Democratic National Convention at Philadelphia on Wednesday, July 14, 1948, supporting his civil rights amendment to the party platform:
Rep. Keith Ellison (MN-05) appeared on the Colbert Report’s “Better Know a District” series last night to discuss anti-Muslim witch hunts, his chances of being Mitt Romney’s running mate, and whether or not Minneapolis is in the United States
Mitt Romney's effort to win the support of the NAACP is an important strategy and speech that should not go unnoticed.
Amid all the reports and punditry that Gov. Romney received a hostile reception at the civil rights group's Houston conference, the standing ovation he received at the end of his speech has been largely overlooked by mainstream media. Since the Republicans' presumptive nominee made his appearance and speech to the NAACP, most likely you've heard that Romney was booed. But, what you may not have heard is that Romney left the stage to a standing ovation.