Category Archives: Black Voters

Open Thread | “We were born on the right side of history.”

Never thought of it that way, but I do believe the professor is right.     The story of how the Democrats won the presidency can be traced back to one demographic: Black women. And itโ€™s not just the VP-elect … Continue reading

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Congratulations President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice-President Elect Kamala Harris

The voters have spoken, and they have chosen @JoeBiden and @KamalaHarris to be our next president and vice president. It's a history-making ticket, a repudiation of Trump, and a new page for America. Thank you to everyone who helped make … Continue reading

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Open Thread | The Democratic Party Convention is Over: Do You Have A Voting Plan?

The adorableness๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿค—๐Ÿค— ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ#DemConvention pic.twitter.com/WY5NmDgfR1 — 2020 #DemConvention ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ (@DemConvention) August 21, 2020 Well, the Democratic Convention is over. Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are the team that we need to be in the White House come January 2021. Now, itโ€™s … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Joe Biden Chooses Senator Kamala Harris As His Running Mate

Biden answered the question of WHO?? Yesterday   A historic photo: @JoeBiden asking @KamalaHarris to join the ticket — taken just a few hours ago, from his home in Wilmington. Your next President and Vice President!! pic.twitter.com/vLNHxnvkb3 — Ronald Klain … Continue reading

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Civil Rights Icon Congressman John Lewis Dead at the Age of 80

So sad about this. Congressman John Lewis is dead at the age of 80.๐Ÿ˜ข๐Ÿ˜ข Thank you, Congressman. For all your work. For all you did for this country. You were a true American Hero.๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™   The words of John Lewis … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Kanye Running for President?๐Ÿ˜’๐Ÿ˜’

So, Kanye is running for President. UH HUH Lips so pursed.๐Ÿ˜’๐Ÿ˜’๐Ÿ˜’ In case you donโ€™t see it, this is a stunt to help Dolt45. In 2020, there is no Jill Stein. So, Kanyeโ€™s trying to be the Jill Stein. This … Continue reading

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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.๐Ÿค—๐Ÿค—   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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