RNC

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Activists Demand Justice for Berta Cáceres, End to U.S.-Funded Violence in Honduras

Today’s action in Philadelphia marks the end of the It Takes Roots to Change the System People’s Caravan trip from the RNC to the DNC.

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Why Black Clevelanders Were MIA at the RNC

Donald Trump is staggeringly unpopular among Black people. And Cleveland is close to 55 percent Black. But you’d never know either fact looking at Republican National Convention protests. Here’s why some locals say they steered clear of the downtown scene—and why their presence was beside the point.

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Black Lives Matter on Trump: 'He is a Disgrace'

Patrisse Cullors, co-founder of Black Lives Matter: “His doublespeak belies his true nature: a charlatan who will embolden racists and destroy communities of color.”

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Staff Writer Takes Blame for Melania Trump Plagiarism

Meredith McIver: “I apologize for the confusion and hysteria my mistake has caused.”

 A protestor with the It Takes Root to Change the System People's Caravan prepares for the #WallOffTrump action outside the Republican National Convention on July 20, 2016.

This Multiracial 'People's Caravan' is Trekking from the RNC to the DNC to Condemn Election-Season Hate

More than 20 organizations are traveling together from the Republican National Convention to the Democratic National Convention to protest the racism, xenophobia and misogyny they’ve seen this year.

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The #1 Shadiest Response to Ted Cruz Telling RNC Viewers to 'Vote Your Conscience'

Can you guess who posted it?

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Trump Ghostwriter to Donate Book Royalties to Immigrant Rights Orgs

“I like the idea that, the more copies that ‘The Art of the Deal’ sells, the more money I can donate to the people whose rights Trump seeks to abridge,” Tony Schwartz told The New Yorker.

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GOP Officially Nominates Donald Trump

He will face off against the Democratic nominee in the general election.

Ben Carson Says Being Transgender 'Doesn't Make Any Sense'

The former presidential candidate is set to speak at the Republican National Convention tonight.

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CAIR Distributes 'Islamophobin,' A Fake Cure for Islamophobia, at RNC

The Muslim-American advocacy group advertises the satirical drug as a cure for the Islamophobic thought and rhetoric pervading this election cycle. 

It's Official: AP Says Trump Has Clinched the Republican Nomination

Yeah, everyone else already dropped out, but The Associated Press says he just reached the required number of delegates to lead his party. 

Black Lives Matter-Affiliated Groups Get Approval to Hold Democratic Town Hall

The town hall has been approved by the DNC, despite their—and the RNC’s—refusal to add another debate to the election calendar. 

RNC's Director of Black Media Outreach Calls Rosa Parks Tweet a 'Typo'

Not the mea culpa one might have expected, but a rich television moment nonetheless.

Chicago Pastor Takes on Clint Eastwood's Invisible Chair, Racism [Video]

Perhaps taking some inspiration from Clint Eastwood’s Republican National Convention invisible chair stunt Rev. Moss touches on history, the upcoming election, and voter suppression.

RNC Custodial Crew Paid Below Minimum Wage

The janitors working around the clock at the Republican National Convention ended up going home making less than Florida’s hourly minimum wage.

Did One Of Romney's Housekeepers Make a Cameo in RNC Video?

The video featured the Romney family inside their home several times but in one of the scenes a women who appears to be working for the family in the background was simply ignored.

Black CNN Camerawoman Says She's 'Not Surprised' By Peanut-Throwing at RNC

Patricia Carroll, the CNN camerawoman who was assaulted with peanuts at the Republican National Convention says she’s not surprised.

Herman Cain: Romney's Black Supporters Too Busy Working to Take Polls

Former GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain said he expects more blacks to vote for Mitt Romney than polls indicate because many “working” blacks likely were not polled.

Romney's Campaign Wedge: Taxpayers vs. Welfare Queens

Romney doesn’t have enough white support to win. But he knows how to get it.

See the Smiles and Smirks of Mitt Romney's Latino Supporters at RNC

The smiling (and not so smiley) faces of Latinos at the RNC.