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The Political Messenger – The Gantt Report

AFRICANGLOBE - If you don’t believe African American voters have been sold some political snake oil, it will be crystal clear during the term of President elect Donald Trump! So called Negroes have told you election after election that our future, our progress and our hope was based on our blind support of a political party that, in many ways, seldom supported us. Not only were our issues not supported, our causes not supported and our businesses were not supported, we were neglected, we were exploited and we were used!

Barack Obama’s Hollow Legacy

AFRICANGLOBE - Obama’s legacy is in tatters, and that is good news. The most obvious example of Obama’s lack of substance was his relationship with Black Americans. His disdain and contempt for the people who loved him the most was clear to anyone who paid attention. Jokes about “cousin Pookie” and parents serving fried chicken for breakfast should have been seen as the racist screeds they clearly were. But the desire to see a Black face in a prominent place endures to our detriment.

Political Dummies – The Gantt Report

AFRICANGLOBE - The Democratic Party is dead! Somebody call 911. Stop putting your time, your energy, your love, your money and everything else into a dead marriage, a dead relationship or a dead political party! That’s like pouring water on a dead plant. When you can’t fix a political party or a political operation that poisons your political life, leave the Democratic Party lovers alone.

This Is Why ‘Superpredator’ Hillary Clinton Lost The Election

AFRICANGLOBE - When you study the results and the politics of the just concluded U.S. Presidential Election there is this treasure trove of valuable information that if properly understood explains exactly why Hillary Clinton lost the election.

Big Problem For Clinton: Black Voters Are Not Turning Out

AFRICANGLOBE - Black turnout in early voting fell this year in some key states, compared to turnout four years ago. If Black turnout continues to decline this year, it could spell trouble for Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton, whose lead over Donald Trump has tightened after the FBI announced it would be investigating newly-uncovered e-mails related to Clinton's private server.

The Ballot Or The Beat Down – The Gantt Report

AFRICANGLOBE - It’s 2016, an election year and also the year of the ballot or the beat down! If African Americans don’t stand up now and demand equal rights and justice for everybody living in the United States our parents, our children and our neighbors will continue to be beat down, or killed, physically, mentally and financially!

Is This The Beginning Of The End For Blacks And Democrats?

AFRICANGLOBE - The Obama era represents a peak in Black voters’ identification with the Democratic Party, which will have to fight to retain their loyalty. While President Obama made history by becoming the first Black president in 2008, Black voters made history four years later.

Black Voters In Ferguson Rejecting Democratic Candidates 

AFRICANGLOBE - "Just because they've got the D next to their name, that don't mean nothing," Darren Seals, a 27-year-old assembly-line worker and hip-hop musician told The Washington Post. "The world is watching us right now. It's time to send a message of our power."

Political Vampires – The Gantt Report

AFRICANGLOBE - Black voters of today don’t care anything about your political party affiliation. They don’t care anything about your skin color and they damn sure don’t care about or believe your false promises about making things better for America’s poor, oppressed and exploited Black citizens!

GOP Comes To Detroit, Trying To Win Over Black Voters

AFRICANGLOBE - The state Republican Party will open an African American Engagement Office as part of a nationwide effort to reach out to Black voters. Then, U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. — expected by many to run for president in 2016 — will outline a plan to the Detroit Economic Club to get the bankrupt city back on its feet by slashing taxes.

Take the Impossible “Literacy Test” Louisiana Gave Black Voters in the...

This week’s Supreme Court decision in Shelby County v. Holder overturned Section 4(b) of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, which mandated federal oversight of changes in voting procedure in jurisdictions that have a history of using a “test or device” to impede enfranchisement. Here is one example of such a test, used in Louisiana in 1964.

Black Voters Look to Leverage Their Loyalty

AFRICANGLOBE - When Black voters gave President Barack Obama 93 percent support on Election Day in defiance of predictions that they might sit it out this year, Black Democratic surrogates breathed a collective sigh of relief.That encouraged those leaders to try to leverage more attention from both Obama and Congress.

Black Voters Want Obama to Focus On Employment

AFRICANGLOBE - President Obama's coalition came through for him big time on Election Day, and now members of the coalition want him to return the favor, particularly Black voters.

Why Blacks Voters Reject Mitt Romney

Mitt Romney's strong debate performance and his apology for his callous remarks deriding 47% of the American public appear to be moving his poll...

President Obama Can Still Count on Black Voters

AFRICANGLOBE - A large majority of Black Americans who head to the polls in November will vote for President Obama, but the question is whether they will turn out in the numbers he needs given the election lacks the symbolism of the 2008 contest.

Black Voters in Charlotte Illustrate Barack Obama’s Challenge

At a bus stop near an abandoned shopping mall 15 minutes east of this city's attractive and buzzing downtown, President Barack Obama's hope and...
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