In a newly released Higher Heights for America poll of battleground state voters, 48 percent of base Biden voters believe that Biden should select a Black woman as his vice president.
ESSENCE traveled across the country to follow several presidential candidates on the campaign trail in the 24 Hours With series.
Trump also said that Obama had to support Biden at some point because "he certainly does not want to see me for four more years."
According to a top campaign official, Bernie Sanders is still a candidate for the Democratic nomination and plans to attend related events as scheduled.
The endorsement of Rep. Jim Clyburn, an influential Democrat who has served in Congress since 1993, is expected to provide a major boost.
Yang claimed that more candidates of color would be on the stage if his "basic income" policy - which guarantees every adult $1,000 a month - came to fruition.
The 2020 presidential candidate announced on his Twitter that he won't be making it on the debate stage Dec. 19 after failing to qualify.
Mayor Pete Buttigieg has meanwhile gained some more ground, making the race a four-way competition between the top candidates.
The debate is scheduled to take place on Nov. 20 at the expansive complex.
"To have that opportunity in Georgia, it only makes sense that we bring this field of candidates to our state.” —Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms
Although Booker already qualified for the October debate, he has yet to reach the polling threshold required by the DNC for the November debate.
Democratic Presidential Candidate Beto O'Rourke also spoke at length about the importance of working with communities of color when it comes to climate change.
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg also named economic empowerment as a key issue.
Tom Steyer, one of the more prominent voices advocating for the impeachment of President Donald Trump, has joined the presidential race.
Marc Morial, the president of the National Urban League, reminded the ESSENCE crowd that before President Barack Obama gained much name recognition, he spoke at ESSENCE Festival.
Sen. Cory Booker provided the Twitterverse with top meme-worthy material during Wednesday night's Democratic debate.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will be the 23rd Democratic to make their bid for the White House in 2020.