Topic: Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies
Black voters who do go to the polls are near-certain to vote for Obama. But in Virginia and North Carolina, concern is rising that the black voters who sealed the deal for Obama in 2008 will stay home.
Though his campaign caught fire for a time, many black voters did not embrace Herman Cain because he rejects institutional racism as a major issue. But his candidacy has exposed rifts in the black community.
11/17/2011 10:42 am
Obama attends the Rev. Al Sharpton's event Wednesday for his National Action Network. Rubbing shoulders with Sharpton may help Obama reinforce his standing with African-American voters, analysts say.
04/06/2011 04:58 pm
Black voters were a key part of Obama’s election in 2008. But now some African-American leaders are criticizing him for not doing enough.
01/11/2010 11:06 am
A controversial parody raises broader questions about the Republican Party’s outreach.
12/30/2008 12:00 am
Prejudice lingers, but there’s evidence it’s becoming a thing of the past.
10/22/2008 01:00 am
The campaign argument could be decided by which group of voters shows up at the polls.
09/14/2008 01:00 am
William and Janet Cohen want to use their experience as a mixed-race couple to start an open discussion on race in America.
07/25/2008 01:00 am
Obama sees potential in traditional red states such as Virginia, Colorado, and North Carolina. McCain looks to target blue states including Pennsylvania and Michigan.
06/11/2008 01:00 am
They've been a key part of her base, but Obama may have closed the gender gap.
02/14/2008 12:00 am
The black vote was key to his decisive win Saturday. To be competitive in the Feb. 5 sweepstakes, he'll need a broader coalition of independents, young people, and affluent whites, analysts say.
01/28/2008 12:00 am
Clinton and Obama declare a truce in war of words, but the contest has been altered.
01/18/2008 12:00 am