Tag 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 it’s not just the VP-elect … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Just Say No To Mayor Pete 😒😒

You know, I had dismissed Mayor Pete long ago. Mayor of a small town in Indiana being qualified for President? No, I don’t think so. But…he went to Harvard… So did Julian Castro. …and, he was a mayor of a … 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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Antonin Scalia on Tape | Voting Rights Act is a “perpetuation of racial entitlement.”

Antonin Scalia: Whenever a society adopts racial entitlements, it is very difficult to get out of them through the normal political processes. I don’t think there is anything to be gained by any Senator to vote against continuation of this … Continue reading

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First Lady Michelle Obama on TJMS

The First Lady Michelle Obama is on the campaign trail working hard to get you to the polls for the very important midterm elections. Check out the interview here: It takes a village to change a country. And we’re at … Continue reading

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