Tag: Andrew Gillum

Archived: Lone Black Republican in Senate Rejects Trump's Judicial Nominee Amid Voter Suppression Claims

Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.), the only Black Republican in the Senate, opposed President Trump’s nomination of Thomas Farr to become a federal judge, on Thursday, ending his chances of confirmation. Trump’s choice — an attorney who has supported voter suppression targeting Blacks — caused Scott to defy the leader of…

Archived: Neo-Nazis Hear Ron 'Monkey This Up' DeSantis' Dog Whistle, Respond with Racist Robocalls Targeting Andrew Gillum

The first Black nominee from a major party for Florida governor is now the target of racist robocalls, which come after the GOP nominee’s dog whistling comment. Last week, in a major upset, Andrew Gillum, a Democrat and mayor of Tallahassee, won the state’s Democratic primary. Racist automated calls going…