12-02-2016  4:26 pm      •     

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This March 11, 2016, file photo shows the Mar-A-Lago Club, owned by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, in Palm Beach, Fla. A staple of Palm Beach's high-end philanthropy circuit, the Mar-a-Lago Club boasts rich history, an 800-seat ballroom and ocean views. Trump has suggested that his presidential campaign will boost his hotel business and personal brand. But after a tumultuous run up to the election, including lewd statements about women and derogatory remarks about immigrants, there’s some evidence that Trump’s brand is being tarnished. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File) 

The Republican nominee for president is in danger of losing not just the election, but also his many, mostly wealthy, customers 


Melanie Campbell, the president and CEO of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation, said that Black women are powerful force when it comes to getting our families and friends out to vote. This photo was taken during an NAACP rally on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. in June 2015. (Freddie Allen/AMG/NNPA) 

The voter engagement plan will focus attention on key battleground states 


Michelle Obama speaks during a campaign rally for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) 

Wikileaks released emails stolen from Clinton campaign manager John Podesta Saturday   


Nicole Eramo, outside the federal courthouse, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016 in Charlottesville, Va.. (Ryan M. Kelly/The Daily Progress via AP) 

Case centers on how University of Virginia deals with sexual assault reports                  


Newly commissioned Navy and Marine Corps officers toss their hats during the U.S. Naval Academy Class of 2011 graduation and commissioning ceremony. The Class of 2011 graduated 728 ensigns and 260 Marine Corps 2nd lieutenants at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Md. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Chad Runge/Released) 

Listen to audio report from Howard University news service's Taylor Gordon     


Black Panther national chairman Bobby Seale, left, wearing a Colt .45, and Huey Newton, right, defense minister with a bandoleer and shotgun are shown in Oakland, Calif. Hundreds of former Black Panthers from around the world are expected to gather in Oakland, Calif., for a four-day conference that started Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016. The Panthers emerged from the gritty city 50 years ago, declaring a new party dedicated to defending African-Americans against police brutality and protecting their rights. (The San Francisco Examiner via AP, File) 

The Panthers emerged to defend African Americans against police brutality and demand economic justice. So what message do they have for Black Lives Matter?   


Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Delaware County Fair, Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016, in Delaware, Ohio. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci) 

Trump refused to say whether he would accept the results of the election, rattling allies and rivals alike  


A security officer stands by the stage for the third presidential debate between Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump at UNLV in Las Vegas, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016. (AP Photo/David Goldman) 

Donald Trump gets one of his last opportunities in the final debate against Hillary Clinton to turn around a race that appears to be slipping away 


Long-standing African-American churches are disappearing from the nation’s capital one at a time; the culprit – residential only parking. 

Long-standing African-American churches are disappearing from the nation’s capital one at a time, over an issue with parking 


Excavators are in place as work resumed Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, on the four-state Dakota Access pipeline near St. Anthony, N.D. A federal appeals court ruling on Sunday cleared the way for work to resume on private land in North Dakota that's near a camp where thousands of protesters supporting tribal rights have gathered for months. (AP Photo/ Blake Nicholson) 

"Democracy Now!" reporter Amy Goodman won't face a riot charge from her coverage of a protest against construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline 


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