Newtown is the one. When 20 first graders in their classroom was sad, but not enough, there is nothing that will ever be enough. Little kids at school, most of them can’t even read, leaning the most basic things about life, and they had to learn the hardest one - death by gun is always waiting, and no one will do… Read more
All the candidates, but one, were rejected by Black women and men. That doesn’t mean Black voters didn’t like Harris or Castro or Booker. Black people were simply pragmatic this election cycle and chose a candidate that they think White people would have no problem voting for. So far based on the polls, Black primary v… Read more
As a black woman I am so happy to see Kamala on the ticket with Biden. I really wanted her for AG because she would make so many people cry but I spoke to another black woman right after she was announced and that woman was ready to go vote for Kamala today as well. So choosing Kamala just got Biden 98% of the Black… Read more
The VP polls didn’t support this take. Harris led Abrams and Warren, the other poll leader, by quite a margin among black voters.
I mean, she was a cop (okay, District/Attorney General), but I wager that’s one reason why she was selected. Police Brutality is prooooobably going to be a hot button issue going forward, and Kamala can (theoretically) appeal to both the BLM movement because she has spoken out in favor of police reform, while saying… Read more
My worries about Ms Harris’s past (political, only!) actually have encouraged me to think that she may be able to push a far more progressive program that would otherwise be possible. President Obama, infuriatingly, rarely did anything but seek a compromise, which would have been admirable except that he was dealing… Read more