Category Archives: DNC Convention Coverage

2012 Democratic National Convention: Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by The Honorable Emanuel Cleaver II, Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives, Missouri

America, I am a strong believer that how we treat each other matters. As public servants, it is our job to work in the spirit of comity to move this nation forward—but we also need all of you working with us to ensure America’s strong future. Tonight, I cannot speak to you without acknowledging that… Read More »

Text of former President Bill Clinton’s speech to the Democratic National Convention.

As prepared for delivery. Former President Clinton’s Remarks, as Prepared for Delivery, To the DNC Former President Bill Clinton’s remarks to the Democratic National Convention, as prepared for delivery. Clinton veered from these prepared remarks multiple times throughout his speech. We’re here to nominate a President, and I’ve got one in mind. I want to… Read More »

Black Women’s Roundtable Shifts the Focus to the Issues and Voting Power of Black Women at the Republican and Democratic Conventions

In their continuing efforts to make Black women’s issues a top priority and remind elected officials and candidates of the voting power of Black women, the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation’s (NCBCP) Black Women’s Roundtable co-hosted non-partisan round table discussions in conjunction with the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Tampa, FL, and this week at the… Read More »