Super Tuesday stunned progressives, but sustained grassroots organizing in Southern Black communities might have produced better results. Progressive outreach has made the mistakes of avoiding people of faith and ignoring race for years.
Biden won his first primary, but the Democratic electorate is more divided on him than mainstream media suggests. TRNN spoke with voters at the polls and on the ground in South Carolina, and some of Biden’s voters are still conflicted.
The common wisdom of the Democratic establishment that Black voters will fall in line behind whoever is chosen as front-runner directly conflicts with TRNN’s conversations with black voters in South Carolina.
Pete Buttigieg spoke at Rev. William Barber’s church in North Carolina, discussing racial and inequality issues that are highlighted in the Poor People’s Campaign platform. But will this be enough to raise his support among Black voters?
Political statistician and editor-in-chief of FiveThirtyEight Nate Silver found himself in hot water recently when he seemed to refer to the diverse supporters of Bernie Sanders’ campaign as “residue.” Jacqueline Luqman talks to Anoa Changa about why that language, and the bias of the corporate pundit class, is an issue.
Last week the Bernieverse was abuzz with the news that Black voters bashed Bernie once again. But are people really getting the full context of what happened, and are Black voters – and Black voters’ issues – being glossed over again? An analysis with Anoa Changa
Jacqueline Luqman, Editor-in-Chief of the Luqman Nation talks about potential presidential candidates and how they can serve the black community, realistic goals, and what the black community should demand from them and issues to focus on
Kamau K. Franklin and Lawrence Brown say Sanders must find a way to break through with Black voters if he wants a chance to win the nomination