ATLANTA — Democrats elected former Labor Secretary Tom Perez as their new national chairman Saturday over a liberal Minnesota congressman, capping a divisive campaign that reflected the depths of the party’s electoral failures as well as the energy from resistance to President Donald Trump. Perez, the first Latino to hold the post, edged Rep. Keith […]
The Mississippi Link Newswire Yesterday during a rally in Michigan, Donald Trump told black voters: “You’re living in poverty. Your schools are no good. You have no jobs.” DNC General Election Chief of Staff Brandon Davis issued the following statement denouncing Trump’s comments: “Donald Trump has shown little interest engaging the black community and his comments underscore just […]
PHILADELPHIA — Seeking to bridge deep Democratic divides, Bernie Sanders robustly embraced his former rival Hillary Clinton Monday night as a champion for the same economic causes that enlivened his supporters, signaling it was time for them, too, to rally behind her in the campaign against Republican Donald Trump. “Any objective observer will conclude that […]
By Othor Cain
Mississippi may have had one of the smallest delegations to attend the Democratic National Convention (DNC), recently held in Charlotte, N.C., but no one can argue that perhaps the magnolia state had the most spirit and some of the best visibility and media exposure.
Media outlets across the globe including China, Australia, the BBC in England and the Al Jazeera network in the Middle East, chopped (chomped) at the bits to spotlight some of the ‘Mississippi Stars.’…