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“2016 was an unprecedented year for hate … with a resurgence of white nationalism that imperils the racial progress we’ve made … and a president whose policies reflect the values of white nationalists.”
The president-elect made the unusual decision to hold a rally post-election and used the time to once again promote division rather than unity.
Voting rights activists have raised concerns that voter suppression as a result of Trump's "voter fraud" allegations could impact future elections.
15,000 lawyers, nearly 700 Harvard Business School grads, 169 House Democrats and more than a half-dozen college presidents are calling for incoming senior White House advisor Steve Bannon to be removed.
“They tell us they are gonna beat us up for being Black and they’re gonna stab us,” a ninth grader at York County School of Technology told DiversityInc.
From anti-immigrant postings on social media to swastikas scrawled on storefronts and a Black doll found with a noose around its neck, some Trump supporters are acting on his rhetoric.
Jones’ commentary sums up the fear and pain of many Americans as a result of Tuesday’s election — a “nightmare.”
Unexpectedly, Latino voters in Florida, a critical state to win the election, favored Trump in a greater margin than in other states.
In a survey, 15 percent of people reported they had stopped talking to a family member or close friend as a result of this divisive election.
Prominent Democrats share their opinions of why diversity and inclusion is so important in this year’s election.
This year, the government has fewer monitors to be sent to even more polling locations than the last general election — potentially spreading monitors thin.
South Carolina resident Donella Wilson has voted in every national and local election since 1948.
In a victory for Republicans, the law restricts ballot collection by third parties in Arizona — where Trump currently has a slight lead over Clinton.
But what do consumers think about their involvement in the U.S. political system?
Vehicle detail pageviews drop down 6 percent, ad costs shoot up 7 percent in battleground vs. non-battleground states.
Only one candidate directly addressed the coalition of Black, Latino and white citizens who elected Barack Obama twice — Donald Trump.
“Are you just another n**ger that doesn’t understand anything?” the Trump supporter said.
The FBI has "not changed" its initial decision from July, Comey announced Sunday — after his unprecedented decision to call into question newly discovered emails that turned out to be duplicates.
The ruling comes despite repeated promises from Trump supporters that they will engage in voter intimidation — particularly in areas with large minority populations.
“The kinds of threats we have heard in recent months harken back to the first half of the 20th century,” said NAACP President and CEO Cornell W. Brooks.
Accounts posting bogus ads with Hillary Clinton's logo and a number to "vote from home" targeted minority voters — even featuring one in Spanish.
“Our hearts are broken,” said Rev. Carilyn F. Hudson, the pastor of Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church destroyed in an act of arson.
Republicans pushed to significantly restrict early voting and voting hours, as well as limit the number of poll sites in some areas.
Without public transportation to the polls, the strike could have a large impact on a critical swing state, where registered Democrats largely outnumber Republicans.