Tag: Presidential Election

Latinx voting

New Study Reveals 1 Out of Every 10 Voters in 2020 Presidential Election was Latinx — a New Record in Representation

Thanks to extraordinary registration efforts and incredibly high turnout among younger and U.S.-born Hispanics, a new study conducted at the City University of New York has found that voting rates for Latinx men and women reached a new record high during the 2020 U.S. Presidential election. Suzanne Gamboa of NBC…

AOC celebrates a victory in Among Us during her Twitch stream

AOC Livestreamed ‘Among Us’ on Twitch to Encourage Everyone (but Particularly Young People) to Vote

New York congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) is stepping up Democratic efforts to make sure young voters are prepared when heading to the polls on Election Day, especially in light of COVID-19. On Oct. 21, 2020, AOC livestreamed on Twitch to engage with the younger demographic that frequents the video game-centric…

Jacquelyn Brittany

In Viral Video, Security Guard Nominates Joe Biden for President

Security guard Jacquelyn Brittany set her place in history Tuesday, becoming a key figure in Joe Biden’s official nomination for president. A video of the 31-year-old offering her support was shown at the Democratic National Convention and the story of her encounter with the Democratic presidential nominee has since gone…

Archived: Russians Reportedly Weaponized Black Activism in U.S. During Presidential Election

A “Blacktivist” campaign on social media reportedly linked to the Russian government was created to exacerbate racial tensions during the 2016 U.S. presidential election.In essence, the trolls used U.S.-based technology to exploit African Americanpain for political gain and to stoke the fears of white Americans. Facebook listed the Blacktivist account…