Category Archives: Black Voters

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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Russians bought ads on facebook targeting black people in Baltimore and Ferguson

Ferguson and Baltimore had gained widespread attention for the large and violent protests over police shootings of black men. The decision to target the ad in those two cities offers the first look at how accounts linked to the Russian … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Voter SUPPRESSION is REAL….Voter FRAUD is NOT

Case in point, Indiana. Republicans limiting early voting in Marion County, letting it bloom in suburbs Fatima Hussein, fatima.hussein@indystar.com Published 6:00 a.m. ET Aug. 10, 2017 State and local Republicans have expanded early voting in GOP-dominated areas and restricted it … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Are Berniebots on the DNC Attempting to Change the Rules to Suppress the Black Vote?

Found at the following twitter thread: Armando‏ @armandodkos Are Bernie delegates on Dem Unity Commission and Rules Committee proposing a radical change to delegate selection process for Pres. Noms? /1 I fear they are. And their proposals would gut the … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | The Black Voter: Politics as Therapy

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