Tag: Mike Bloomberg

‘For Sale’: Republican Group Trolls Black Congresswoman Endorsing Bloomberg

Georgia Rep. Lucy McBath, the mother of Jordan Davis who was murdered by a white man for playing music loudly in his car, announced her endorsement for former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg earlier this month, along with three other members of the Congressional Black Caucus. On Wednesday, National Republican Congressional Committee’s regional press […]

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Mike Bloomberg’s Identity Politics

Mike Bloomberg is a boss, and he’s got the hat to prove it. Ahead of the South Carolina primary, which he will not be on the ballot for, and the ensuing Super Tuesday elections, which he will, Bloomberg has made his brand clear for voters: a rich man who gets shit done. (He is also […]

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‘Stop And Frisk’ Bloomberg Blames Bernie Sanders For People Plastering ‘Racist’ On His Campaign Buildings

Source: MARK RALSTON / Getty Mike Bloomberg is pointing the finger at Bernie Sanders for the vandalism of his presidential campaign offices, despite the fact that there are many groups outside of Sanders supporters that don’t like him. According to WVLT, his Knoxville, Tennessee office is the latest to be vandalized on Thursday night. The […]

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Backers Of A Billionaire: A List Of Mike ‘Stop And Frisk’ Bloomberg’s Black Endorsers

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been making his rounds shaking hands and kissing babies in the Black community following his declaration as a candidate in the democratic presidential race less than three months ago. The billionaire, who is widely known and also vehemently criticized for his unconstitutional stop and frisk policy, which […]

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Mayor ‘Stop and Frisk’ Qualifies for Democratic Debate, Wants You to Think He and Obama are Besties

Photo: Brett Carlsen (Getty Images) In case you needed further proof that this country is continuing its slow descent into chaos, Mayor “Stop and Frisk” himself, billionaire Michael Bloomberg, has managed to buy his way into qualify for tonight’s Democratic debate. Let’s take a step back, shall we? Previously, the rules for qualifying for the […]

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Mike Bloomberg in 2011: ‘Enormous Cohort’ of Young Black and Latino Men ‘Don’t Know How to Behave in the Workplace’

While promoting a multi-million dollar initiative to “reduce disparities” as the mayor of New York City in 2011, Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg said “enormous cohorts” of young black and Latino men “don’t know how to behave in the workplace where they have to work collaboratively and collectively.” Bloomberg made the remarks during an interview […]

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Racist Bloomberg Clip Prompts Support From Black Lawmakers And Clergy

Source: Mark Wilson / Getty Black leaders are still showing support for billionaire Mike Bloomberg, even in the midst of his racist history coming to light. According to CNN, the former New York City mayor running for president secured the endorsement of three members of the Congressional Black Caucus on Wednesday. Reps. Lucy McBath of […]

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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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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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Mike Bloomberg Gave the DNC $300K Two Days Before He Entered the 2020 Race

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg got some great news Friday. The Democratic National Committee announced it would drop its donor requirement for its February 19 debate, meaning Bloomberg, who is self-funding his 2020 presidential campaign, could qualify for the debate stage for the first time. That change follows a spike in Bloomberg’s national polling […]

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Billionaires Mike Bloomberg And Tom Steyer Urged To Pay Florida Felons’ Fines So They Can Vote

Source: Splash News Casting a ballot to vote just became even harder for felons in Florida who have repaid their debts to society by serving their time, and now folks are calling on Tom Steyer and Michael Bloomberg — by far the wealthiest of the Democratic presidential candidates — to step up in the name […]

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