Tag: Presidential Election

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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Barbara Smith, Who Helped Coin the Term ‘Identity Politics,’ Endorses Bernie Sanders

Barbara SmithPhoto: David Yellen (via the Bernie Sanders campaign) DES MOINES, IOWA—Barbara Smith, founding member of the black feminist Combahee River Collective that coined the term “identity politics,” has endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders for president, The Root has learned. In an exclusive interview, Smith, who endorsed Sanders in 2016, said her reasons for endorsing him […]

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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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