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Rick Perry Blasts GOP as Lacking "Moral Legitimacy" on Black Americans (Photo Credit: Donkey Hotey)

Rick Perry Blasts GOP as Lacking “Moral Legitimacy” on Black Americans

Rick Perry blasted Republicans, during a speech at the National Press Club, as lacking “moral legitimacy” on black Americans. He said, “But when we gave up trying to win the support of African Americans we lost our moral legitimacy as the party of Lincoln, the party of equal opportunity for all.” In other […]

by · July 3, 2015 · Black News, Elections
Some Black Voters Regret Supporting Barack Obama in Elections  (Photo Credit: Donkey Hotey)

Some Black Voters Regret Supporting Barack Obama in Elections

It seems some black voters are having buyer’s remorse over their support for the nation’s first black president — Barack Obama. They are wondering if it was worth it. To those people I say, you should vote for a candidate based on where they stand on the issues that are […]

by · June 10, 2015 · Elections
Rand Paul’s Efforts to Win Black Voters Imploding at Lightning Speed

Rand Paul’s Efforts to Win Black Voters Imploding at Lightning Speed

Rand Paul outreach to black voters implodes Rand Paul’s efforts to win black voters hit a brick wall. It’s imploding. CNN reports, Paul’s  “intensive effort to redeem himself, and the Republican Party, with minorities seemed to be on the verge of cratering.” “He joked Tuesday to conservative radio host Laura Ingraham that […]

by · April 30, 2015 · Elections
Maya Harris Key to Hillary Clinton Getting High Women of Color Turnout on Election Day

Maya Harris Key to Hillary Clinton Getting High Women of Color Turnout on Election Day

Maya Harris, key to Hillary Clinton getting high women of color turnout on Election Day. Maya Harris, the sister of California Attorney General and U.S. Senate candidate Kamala Harris, is one of Hillary Clinton’s most interesting campaign hire so far. Last Tuesday, the Clinton campaign named three wonks to lead […]

by · April 19, 2015 · Elections
SCOTUS Tosses Alabama Redistricting Plan Ruling to Pack Black Voters in Certain Districts

SCOTUS Tosses Alabama Redistricting Plan Ruling to Pack Black Voters in Certain Districts

The U.S. Supreme Court throws out ruling that upheld Alabama’s redistricting plan that would pack certain districts with mostly black voters. The case has been sent back to a lower court. On a 5-4 vote, the court threw out a lower court ruling that had upheld the plan, saying it […]

by · March 25, 2015 · Black Politics
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal Got 10 Percent of Black Vote

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal Got 10 Percent of Black Vote

Gov. Nathan Deal’s courting of black voters paid off. He got 10 percent of the black vote, while Senator-elect David Perdue got seven percent. As for Hispanics, Deal got 47 percent, while Perdue got 42 percent. Gov. Nathan Deal, who pushed criminal justice reform when courting black voters, took 10 […]

by · November 6, 2014 · Elections
GOP Midterm Rout: Is It Time for Black Voters to Form New Alliances? (Photo Credit: Flickr)

GOP Midterm Rout: Is It Time for Black Voters to Form New Alliances?

(Opinion) — The Democratic Party got a well-deserved spanking in the midterm elections. There is no other way to say it, but it was self-inflicted on many levels. Still, the Republican Party cannot coddle right wing extremists and do nothing for the next two years. It won’t bode well for […]

by · November 5, 2014 · Elections
Hermain Cain: Half Black Voters in Georgia are “Clueless”

Hermain Cain: Half Black Voters in Georgia are “Clueless”

Mr. 9-9-9 Hermain Cain was asked about what effect the Ferguson unrest over Michael Brown’s shooting death would have on the black vote in Georgia and his response is interesting. He said half the black voters of Georgia are “clueless.” Um, I wish he would declare his 2016 presidential bid […]

by · October 26, 2014 · Elections
GOP Pollster: Early Voting Among Blacks Outpacing 2010 Midterm Elections

GOP Pollster: Early Voting Among Blacks Outpacing 2010 Midterm Elections

Right-leaning pollster Mark Rountree is causing the ground to rumble under Republicans after a recent poll he conducted found early voting among black voters in Georgia is outpacing 2010. The Republicans would rather see black voters stay home if they aren’t voting for their candidates. According to a recent WSB-TV poll […]

by · October 25, 2014 · Elections
Democrats Bracing for Shellacking in Midterm Elections Due to Low Turnout

Democrats Bracing for Shellacking in Midterm Elections Due to Low Turnout

The Democrats are bracing for a shellacking in the midterm elections due to low voter turnout. That’s exactly what the Republicans want — black and Hispanic voters to stay home. The Hill reports recent polls suggest that the turnout could be even lower than customary for midterm elections. A Gallup […]

by · October 11, 2014 · Elections