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Black Votes

This 107-Year-Old Granddaughter Of A Slave Is Ready To Cast Her Vote

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 11.09.2016 | Black Voices

wistv.com - Columbia, South Carolina 107-year-old Donella Wilson said she cast her first vote in the 1940s and has not missed a local or nationa...

Dynamic New Video Urges Millennials To 'Vote For Black Futures'

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 11.03.2016 | Black Voices

One organization is encouraging black millennials to make sure they get to the polls and vote. Black and Brown People Vote, a non-profit organization...

Hillary Clinton May Not Have a Lock on The Black Vote After All

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 04.09.2017 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

To make any headway with Black voters, Sanders will have to make the case, and make it repeatedly and convincingly, that fighting hard against wealth and income inequality must be squarely tied in with fighting just as hard against racial inequality.

Confessions of a Young Organizer: Why the Democrats Lost the Midterm Elections

Biko Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Biko Baker

It is my wholehearted belief that Democrats could have picked up another 5 to 7 percent if they had made a strategic investment in young people and communities of color.

GOP Attempting To Keep Eligible African-Americans From Voting In Several States

Newsweek | Jonathan Alter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It was a mainstay of Jim Crow segregation: for 100 years after the Civil War, Southern white Democrats kept eligible blacks from voting with poll taxe...