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Buttigieg turns to black pastor to discuss racism, poverty

Dec. 2, 2019 3:55 AM EST

GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — As he labors to win over black voters whose support is vital to his Democratic presidential bid, Pete Buttigieg found a receptive host on Sunday in a civil rights activist who has sought to continue the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s push for a racially diverse national...

‘I know Joe’s heart’: Why black voters are backing Joe Biden

Dec. 1, 2019 2:26 PM EST

After Kamala Harris challenged Joe Biden’s past opposition to school busing in a nationally televised Democratic presidential debate, the former vice president who prides himself on strong relationships in the black community was in an unfamiliar place, playing defense on race. But Bebe Coker had a message...