Tag: Black Voters

Black Voters 'Shortchanged' by Obama Presidency, Says Diddy

Rapper and business mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs insisted this weekend that Black voters “hold our vote” this upcoming election until a candidate makes issues for Blacks a priority in the campaign, adding that Black voters who put President Barack Obama into office “got a little bit shortchanged.” “This is politics….

Black Voters Have Plenty to Lose With Trump

By Jesse Jackson Race — always a subtext in American politics — has moved center stage in this year’s presidential campaign. Republican Donald Trump called Democrat Hillary Clinton a “bigot.” Clinton responded by using Trump’s words of racial offense against him. History suggests both parties have fallen short on racial…

N.C.'s Latest Attempt to Limit Black Voter Influence Statewide Fails

North Carolina’s most recent attempt to prevent Black voters from influencing elections received a setback late Friday night after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to stay, or stop, a ruling by a lower court forcing the state’s Republican-led legislature to redraw its electoral maps because they amounted to racial gerrymandering….