Category Archives: Black Voters

Open Thread | Political Food For Thought

Came across this Twitter thread and thought they made good points.   Presidential candidates in 2024. Yes, I am doing this. You know when Sanders lost the election. Nov, 11, 2016. Sanders slammed " civil rights" as identity politics foreclosing … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Just Checking In With Some Political Commentary

I don’t really remember the first time that I came upon Marcus Johnson on Twitter. But, he was young, Black, and his droll commentary just cracked me up. Folks were all involved and upset about the Democratic Party Primary. He … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Some Words From Congressman James Clyburn

I don’t think that it’s an exaggeration that Rep. James Clyburn helped save Joe Biden’s campaign, and the Democratic Party when he endorsed the former Vice President right before the South Carolina Primary. hat tip – Balloon Juice Here is … Continue reading

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So ..There Were Some Elections Yesterday..

Had some Elections…… I can’t believe the turnaround for Biden.🤗🤗   Right now, Joe Biden is combining Bernie's 2016 margins in rural areas with Clinton's 2016 margins in suburban and urban areas. If this is replicated in the general election, … Continue reading

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So…Super Tuesday Happened..🤗🤗

It seems as if Skeptical Brotha was prophetic:   A 31 point win for #Biden is a major victory. This signals to Blackfolks all throughout the South to come on home. #SCPrimary pic.twitter.com/C5RcFEtSGR — #KamalaForever 🌈 (@skepticalbrotha) March 1, 2020 … Continue reading

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Open Thread | So, About That New Hampshire Primary

It has no business having a place of prominence, for a party that is majority Non-White. Period. New Hampshire is even more White than Iowa.😒😒  And, folks think that we don’t peep game. That we don’t see how the MSM … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Stacey Abrams: ‘Democracy failed’ in Georgia governor race

Voting suppression predator #BrianKemp brazeningly STOLE the election while the country was watching by purging Black voters from the voter rolls and the media declared him the winner. Democracy my ass. Georgia democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams tells CNN’s Jake … Continue reading

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NYT reporter: Georgia Sec of State purging black voters using registration system struck down by courts

New York Times national politics reporter Astead Herndon told MSNBC in a Wednesday interview that Brian Kemp, Georgia’s Secretary of State and GOP candidate for governor, was using a discredited voter registration system that had been previously struck down by … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread

Happy Monday, Everyone! ICYMI

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Dana Gresham — Doug Jones Hires African American Chief of Staff

Alabama Senator Doug Jones has named, Dana Gresham, the first Democrat Black Chief of Staff in the Senate. Dana Gresham is an Alabama native & former Asst. Secretary for Governmental Affairs at @USDOT Sen.-elect Doug Jones (D-Ala.) has hired former … Continue reading

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