Tag: Kamala Harris

Attacks Against Black Women During Political Cycles Emphasizes Lack Of Respect

Black women in the political space, particularly the Democratic party, have a laborious battle to fight where they are looked to as the backbone in many instances, while simultaneous being dismantled by verbal acrimony. And while they instinctually push forward and strap on their armor to fight the good fight, it mustn’t go unnoticed that […]

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Will Lynching Finally Become a Federal Hate Crime? House to Decide Next Week

A plaque marks the gravesite of Emmett Till at Burr Oak Cemetery May 4, 2005 in Aslip, Illinois.Photo: Scott Olson (Getty Images) While many of us view lynchings as a thing of the past, the unspeakable traumas that they’ve inflicted upon our community are still very much alive today. That and they aren’t exactly a […]

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DNC Debate Rules Forced Diversity Out of the Democratic Presidential Race—and Then They Changed the Rules for a Really Rich White Man

Democratic presidential candidate, former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg.Photo: Joe Raedle (Getty Images) When the race for president began with Sens. Kamala Harris and Cory Booker and former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro, it was hailed as the most diverse Democratic presidential field in history. By the end of January, damn […]

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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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Joe Biden Looks To Black Women As His Polling Falls

There is strength in numbers, but it appears that former Vice President Joe Biden’s campaign muscles are weakening as his once high-ranking poll numbers are experiencing a dip, presumably in part by him losing steam with Black voters. Could Biden’s noticeable shift, which was noted in a new national poll on Friday, be saved by […]

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Trump’s Impeachment Trial, Day 9: And the Winner Is…

Photo: Mario Tama (Getty Images) Wednesday marked the first day that senators got to ask questions of both the House managers, aka the A-Team, and Trump’s defense lawyers, aka National Lampoon’s Goes to Congress. And the winner for best question of the day goes toooooo…Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.). who asked “is the president a lying […]

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‘Focused On This Impeachment’: Kamala Harris Shuts Down Presidential Candidate Endorsement Rumors

Former Vice President Joe Biden has spoken candidly on being open to having Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate, should he win the Democratic nomination. In fact, he spoke of his consideration for Harris in an interview with the Sacramento Bee last month. It’s clear that Biden wants Harris on his team, but she […]

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Kamala Harris Goes Into Prosecutor Mode As Trump’s Impeachment Trial Begins

Source: OLIVIER DOULIERY / Getty As fate would have it, the same prosecutorial past that arguably contributed to the untimely demise of Kamala Harris‘ presidential campaign has emerged one of the strongest forces at play as the historic impeachment trial against President Donald Trump officially began on Thursday. MORE: Kamala Harris Vice President Rumors Heat […]

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Democrats Debate Everything Except The State Of Black And Brown Lives

Source: Scott Olson / Getty The anticipation of a Democratic debate filled with fiery confrontations between candidates on Tuesday night gave way to a mostly civil discussion on issues that should have been very familiar to anyone who’s been paying attention to this political cycle. MORE: Deval Patrick Slams Democratic Debate As All-White ‘Reality TV’ […]

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Kamala Harris Vice President Rumors Heat Up As Joe Biden Says He’d ‘Consider Her For Anything’

Source: Win McNamee / Getty The first primary of the 2020 election season hasn’t even taken place but speculation over who would be the eventual Democratic nominee’s running mate was already nearing a fever pitch. The topic was revisited in the hours ahead of the first Democratic debate of the year on Tuesday when the […]

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