Tag: Vote

Tammy Duckworth and Mazie Hirono

Two Top Asian American Democrats, Angered Over Lack of Diversity in Biden Cabinet, Threaten to Block Votes of Future Nominees

Angered over the lack of Asian American representation among President Joe Biden’s Cabinet, Senators Tammy Duckworth of Illinois and Mazie Hirono of Hawaii are threatening to begin voting against future White House Cabinet nominees who aren’t diverse minorities. Duckworth, the first Thai American woman elected to Congress and the first…

Opinion: Pandering in Spanish During Democratic Presidential Debates Will Not Get the Latino Vote

The first debate for the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates was eventful, to put it mildly. Topics ranged from immigration to climate change during the two-hour Democratic debate. There were 10 candidates in total: New York City Mayor Bill DeBlasio, former Maryland Congressman John Delaney, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, former Texas…

Archived: In Their Own Words

At the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia in July, Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr., Representative Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ), and Bo Jackson, 62, a schoolteacher and DNC volunteer from Birmingham, Alabama, shared with DiversityInc their opinions of why diversity and inclusion is so important in this year’s election.

Archived: Power of the Vote: Prosecutors Handling Laquan McDonald, Tamir Rice Cases Lose Seats

By Sheryl Estrada Tuesday’s presidential primary resulted in both Cook County, Illinois, prosecutor Anita Alvarez and Cuyahoga County, Ohio, prosecutor Timothy McGinty losing their seats. Citizens dissatisfied with their handling of police-related deaths of young Black males used their ballots to protest. Laquan McDonald #ByeAnita was trending on Twitter Tuesday…