Tag: black voters

Republicans-If You&’re Really Against Racism-Restore Voting Rights Act

June 25, 2015
WASHINGTON (Wednesday, June 24, 2015) – Two years since the Supreme Court gutted core protections in the Voting Rights Act in Shelby County v. Holder ...

Obama Withstood Reactionary Republicans, Billionaire Financiers, and Hard Core Racists

March 11, 2015
The open letter sent by Republicans to Iran is but the latest insult to the first African American President of the US. Added to all of the previous insults and consistent efforts to undermine Barak Obama as President, the letter conveys a very clear message to African American voters. You may register, you may vote,

The Afro Hair Do – Then, and Now

January 15, 2015
Afro Blowout Justine Zwiebel/BuzzFeed, Eduardo Munoz / Reuters (de Blasio), Gallo Images / Rex (Jackson), Everett Collection (Grier), Lee Lockwood/Time Life Pictures / Getty Images (Newton), Hulton Archive / Getty Images (Davis), Everett Collection (Roundtree) Dante de Blasio’s Afro undoubtedly helped boost interest in the New York mayoral candidacy of his father, Bill de Blasio,

Arise America: Black Voter Turnout in Mid-Term Elections

November 9, 2014
Arise America sat down with Darryl Pinckney, author of “Blackballed: The Black Vote and US Democracy,” to discuss black voter turnout in the 2014 mid-term election and address the question “Should black voters keep their faith in Obama?”