Category Archives: Black Voters

Open Thread | The Ohio-11 Special Election

Congratulations to Shontel Brown, who has defeated Nina Turner in the Democratic Party Primary to replace Marcia Fudge, who became Secretary of HUD. Shontel Brown wins Ohio Democratic primary in show of establishment strength https://t.co/jjPvvkEStl — VOTE SHONTEL BROWN FOR … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Good Question…We, As Democrats , Need To Have This Discussion

I am Democrat. Period. Part of the Democratic Party. Loyal voter. Vote in every election. I am the base. Tired of those who aren’t the base insulting those who are. At what point do we ask ourselves are these folks … Continue reading

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Open Thread | More From GQP Voter Suppression

Must always keep up with them and their Voter Suppression tactics.😠😠😠 NEW and must-read from @alexazura @CEssig @madisonfdong: Polling places for urban voters of color would be cut under Texas Senate's version of voting bill being negotiated with House, @TexasTribune … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Those Who Want to Suppress the Vote

Ari Berman is always on it. Keeping up with the Demons who want to suppress the vote.😠😠😠 WATCH: @AriBerman explains on @allinwithchris the most shocking parts of his big story with @NickSurgey about how conservative dark money is running a … Continue reading

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Open Thread | So…They Had a Hearing About the New Jim Crow..

And the GQP decided to try and question Stacey Abrams about it. As well as others. It did not go well.   Republican Senator John Cornyn: So you believe that the GA legislature made deliberate attempts to suppress the minority … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Beginning the Weekend With Good News 😊

I can’t wait for this to be completed. Michelle and I are thrilled to be one step closer to bringing the Obama Presidential Center to the South Side of Chicago. We hope it will help lift up the South Side … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Jim Crow Is Back With A Vengeance In Georgia😠😠

Well, Jim Crow-2021 Version, came to Georgia.😠😠😠   Breaking: Georgia Republicans passed restrictive new changes to the state election process. The new law will limit early voting and add additional voter ID requirements to mail voting. We're breaking down the … Continue reading

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Open Thread | So, Moscow Mitch Is Lying Again😒

Asked about the filibuster, Moscow Mitch had the nerve to lie that was never used in racial terms. Lie Lie Lie Well, folks couldn’t let that stand. RECEIPTS have been brought… I say, RECEIPTS👏 HAVE 👏BEEN👏 BROUGHT 👏   Filibuster … Continue reading

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Open Thread | We Must Support Kristen Clarke

Ms. Clarke is one of the good guys. She also is a fierce defender of Voting Rights. OF COURSE, the right hates her and is lying on her. But, we have to dig in and get her into the DOJ. … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Why We Need A New Voting Rights Act To Cover The ENTIRE COUNTRY

The GOP cannot win in fair elections. So, of course, they are doing what they can for Voter Suppression.   For Republicans, a functional democracy is one in which their opponents are not allowed to win https://t.co/P3soOVtBUO pic.twitter.com/ab9mt2Jrnp — Adam … Continue reading

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