Well-known corporations, Hollywood elites and unions helped fund the deceptive campaign ad that targeted black voters in Alabama’s Senate race, and the PACs plan to do it again
written by J. Pepper Bryars, Yellow Hammer News on January 5, 2018 at 8:30 am CST That deceptive campaign ad that targeted Alabama’s black voters, warning them that their “community” would know if they didn’t support then-candidate Doug Jones because their vote was “public record,” was partially funded by some of the most well-known corporations, film makers and unions in the nation, according to data from the Federal Elections Commission. A complicated process of transfers between political action committees and donors paid for the ad, but the money trail is clear as pebbles shining on a forest path. Follow theRead More
Only two African Americans have been elected governor. These Md. Democrats are vying for a chance to be the third.
By Ovetta Wiggins, The Washington Post Two black men from Maryland, with vastly different backgrounds and political styles, are vying for the chance to become the third African American ever electedRead More
Survey: Fewer black women say that the Democratic Party ‘best represents’ their interests
By Vanessa Williams, Post Nation, Wash. Post Are black women losing faith in the Democratic Party? A new survey by the Black Women’s Roundtable and Essence magazine suggesting that’s the case was the basisRead More
Who Is Judge Deborah Robinson? The Manafort Indictment Is In Her Hands Now
Photo: Charles Dharapak/AP/REX/Shutterstock BySUMMER LIN, Bustle 6 hours ago SHARE News broke Monday morning that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has officially brought charges against former Trump campaign chairman Paul ManafortRead More