African-American voters

Rick Perry Speaking

Perry: Republicans ‘Truly Offering Black Americans The Hope Of A Better Life’

Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry says black families should hold Democrats accountable for decades of what he says are unsuccessful anti-poverty programs.


African-American voters set record numbers in voter turnout in the November 2012 election. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Study: African-American Voter Turnout Rate Surpassing Whites

African-American voters had a higher turnout rate than all other minority groups in 2012, and may have voted at a higher rate than whites for the first time in U.S. history.