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If the campaign becomes a competition between race and gender, the winner will be whichever white man the GOP nominates.
No single person can be the agent of change: the vision must come from all of us.
His web-driven, self-starting activism could be the key to getting his message out--and bringing young voters to the polls on Super Tuesday.
Don't let the media or the right-wing spinmeisters reduce our first-ever serious black and female presidential candidates to stereotypes.
Throughout the political sphere--in Democratic and Republican campaigns, in media coverage and pollsters' surveys--the word "change" is bubbling on people's lips. What does it really mean?
An Iowa native attends his home-town caucus, and discovers deliberative democracy at its freewheeling finest. d
All great seasons in politics begin with excitement. Right now there's none.
Barack Obama's historic victory in Iowa comes at a crucial time for a nation still grappling with how remedies to offset racism affect America's power structure.
Hillary Clinton's touting her expertise over Obama--but is experience at political attack, mega-fundraising and cronyism really all that desirable?
As Clinton and Obama square off in South Carolina, a window opens on the fractured state of black politics. It's been an extended soul search. And it ain't over yet.