Tag: black power rankings

Bloomberg Is the Real Slim Shady, Warren Says Call Me Maybe and Voters Ask Biden, ‘What Have You Done for Me Lately?’: 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 29

Graphic: Jim Cooke (G/O Media) The committee loves Valentine’s Day, not just because it’s an excuse to eat lots of candy and make reservations at places that you never cared about going to so that you actually look like you’ve made an effort because last Valentine’s Day we were waiting in line for hours because […]

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Bloomberg Is an Oligarch, Biden May Have Jumped the Shark and Warren’s Campaign Is Still in Park: 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 28

Graphic: Jim Cooke (G/O Media), Photo: Getty Images It’s that time of year again when we get a little sad. Football is over (I was right; the team with the black quarterback won!), our favorite shows are coming to an end (Power’s series finale is Sunday but I feel like anything other than Tariq ending […]

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Yang Extends His 15 minutes, Buttigieg Is Still Serving His Penance and Michael Bennet Is Finally in It: 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 27

Graphic: Jim Cooke (G/O Media), Photo: Getty Images I am not a mind reader, a soothsayer, a sage or in anyway gifted with divining gifts. After decades of being wrong about Super Bowls, NBA Championships and NCAA brackets, I have come to accept that only Miss Cleo, Whoopi from Ghost and Ciara’s ex-bae can predict […]

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Sanders Is a Sore Winner, Buttigieg Fans Say He’s a Beginner and Biden’s Lead Is Getting Slimmer: 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 26

Graphic: Jim Cooke (G/O Media), Photo: Getty Images Green Book wasn’t just the story of a white savior who centered himself in the story of a queer black genius in the 1960s. It also happened to be a real guide as to where it was safe for black folks to eat, sleep and socialize—kind of […]

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Booker Says Farewell, Warren Decides to Tell and Yang Gets Chappelle: 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 25

Graphic: Jim Cooke (G/O Media), Photo: Getty Images Once upon a time, there was a really popular TV show on HBO called Game of Thrones. We’ve written about it a few times at The Root; it’s a show about ambitious white people in an ancient realm who have a lot of incestuous sex, ride dragons […]

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