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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...

New Florida Law Could Dramatically Cut Black Voters Says Federal Court

A federal court says a Florida law that restricts the number of early-voting days could result in a dramatic reduction in Black voters. The Republican-controlled...

Report: Black Voter Turnout Key to Obama’s Re-Election

The turnout of Black voters is going to be the key in the upcoming presidential election, just a 5 percent drop in the number...

Texas to Challenge 1965 Voting Rights Act in Court

The Voting Rights Act - a cherished safeguard for minority voters since 1965 - has been under siege for two years and this week faces one of its...

Will Black Voters Grouse Over Obama Move to Aid Illegal Immigrants?

Some Black voters may be none too happy with President Obama for shielding some 800,000 working-age illegal immigrants from deportation, seeing them as competition...

Black Voters do Not Agree With Obama on Gay Marriage

Like many Black Americans, Dorsey Jackson does not believe in gay marriage, but he wasn’t disillusioned when Barack Obama became the first president to...

Black America, Politically Paralyzed, Powerless, Irrelevant

AFRICANGLOBE - If the Black misleadership class has its way, the only political role for Black America is to be the solid Black wall around the president, the wall that does not insulate him from Wall Street or the energy companies or the warmongers.