NewsOne spoke with Christina Greer, a professor of political science at Fordham University, about how Democrats performed overall at the convention and particularly on two key issues facing African-Americans: Women's empowerment, and police killings and gun violence.
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Day two of the DNC will be unprecedented as Bill Clinton takes the stage in support of his wife, candidate Hillary Clinton, while the Black mothers of recent shooting victims tell their story of grief and resilience in an effort to enforce gun control.
Obama is expected to discuss the importance of the presidential role in relation to America's children--how it inspires ethics and goal setting. Pundits also expect her to intertwine her working class upbringing, emerging as one of the most powerful women in the world, to Clinton's trajectory and her fitness for the presidency.
Spurred by the resignation of chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz after a weekend Wikileaks email dump revealed a bias against Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders, his supporters and advocates of civil disobedience infiltrated the streets of Philadelphia in droves, chanting, "We are the 99 percent" and "Feel the Bern!"
While many thought Clinton would announce her decision at an evening rally earlier in the day, she opted to send a message to her supporters using the digital sphere.