Category: Black Student Movement

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September 27, 2021
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#RolandMartinUnfiltered Partners With Black Information Network/IHeart Media To Simulcast Six Hour Election Night 2020 Special

November 16, 2020
Award-winning Host and Managing Editor Roland Martin on set of his daily show #RolandMartinUnfiltered “The 2020 Election is one of the most consequential we’ve seen in American history, and Black voters will play a crucial role. Our goal at #RolandMartinUnfiltered is to provide unparalleled coverage of not only the presidential and U.S. Senate races, but

Democrats Work to Defy History in Georgia Runoffs That Have Favored G.O.P.

November 15, 2020
WASHINGTON — A first-term senator in Georgia narrowly bested his opponent, outrunning his party’s standard-bearer only to face voters again a few weeks later under a quirky system that briefly made the state the center of the political universe after a hard-fought presidential election.The year was 1992, and Senator Wyche Fowler Jr., a Democrat, had

The slow collapse of the Trump autogolpe

November 13, 2020
xAnd no indication the president is the least bit interested in looking up from his own fantasies & grievances to do anything about it, or that any Congressional Republican is pressuring him to do so. Total abandonment of American people at a moment of crisis. AWOL under fire. https://t.co/2q2fJjUcZs— Ronald Brownstein (@RonBrownstein) November 13, 2020

Want to flip a state blue? Stacey Abrams drops major key, and she would know

November 11, 2020
Abrams’ name trended on Twitter when President-elect Joe Biden inched ahead of President Donald Trump in Georgia, flipping a state that hasn’t backed a Democrat for president since Bill Clinton in 1992. And when Biden went on to be declared the next U.S. president Saturday, a crowd outside of the White House shouted “Stacey Abrams.” Not

Democrats Owe A Great Debt To Stacey Abrams For Electoral Math

November 9, 2020
The electoral math is holding. Joe Biden has the lead in Georgia. He is up by more than 9,000 votes with 99 percent of precincts reporting. Senator Chris Coons told MSNBC that Stacey Abrams brought a plan to him six years ago to flip Georgia blue: “We’ve got a very strong ground game in Georgia

The fight is not over, and neither is the celebration of a Biden-Harris presidency

November 8, 2020
My yard is full of signs that make clear EXACTLY where I stand, so I guess I shouldn’t have been surprised when, almost as soon as the election was finally called for Biden and Harris Saturday morning, my neighbors—even those I’d never met—descended for some celebratory bubbles. Once I stopped sobbing with joy, a neighbor took

Democracy took a heavy blow on Tuesday, but paths forward remain

November 7, 2020
​ Campaign Action ​If the current 6-3 majority of far-right hardliners remains on the Supreme Court, the court presents an existential danger to the Voting Rights Act’s remaining protections and threatens to turbocharge GOP gerrymandering across the country. But if Democrats pull off upsets to flip the Senate in January, Joe Biden and a Democratic

Who is Stacey Abrams and how did she sway Georgia election results?

November 6, 2020
Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams campaigned openly to become Joe Biden’s running mate — but despite her being passed over, many fellow Democrats credit her with what’s starting to look like a win in the Peach State. Abrams, 46, emerges from the Nov. 3 election with a boosted profile and validation of her claim that Georgia

Vote challenger chaos in Detroit was white privilege on steroids

November 6, 2020
Having lived in metro Detroit for more than two decades, I know what would happen if African American Detroit residents attempted to force their way into a room where votes were being counted in the predominantly white suburbs. It wouldn’t end well.The opposite scenario unfolded Wednesday in downtown Detroit. Shouting “Stop the count!” and “Let us