Tag: 2016 Presidential Election

Trump Staffers Blatantly Racist on Social Media

A report by The Associated Press, examining thesocial media accounts of dozens of current and former staffers employed by both the Trump and Clinton campaigns,reveals Trump’s campaign staff share offensive views publicly. “Donald Trump’s paid campaign staffers have declared on their personal social media accounts that Muslims are unfit to…

White Supremacists See Trump as 'Real Opportunity'

While Trump has alienated entire groups of people, from Latinos to Muslims to many veterans, the Republican presidential nominee has been very successful in attracting the support of groups most candidates actually avoid. Related Story: Trump’s Record of Hate to Date Late last month, the chairman of the American Nazi…

Democratic Platform Touts Diversity, Inclusion

The final version of the Democratic Party platform released Friday includes a strong embrace of minority rights, with sections focusing on ending systemic racism, reforming the criminal justice system and supporting historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and minority-serving institutions. The platform, which delegates will vote on at the Democratic…