In The News
July 22, 2019
Op Ed by Jones & Fernandez -- Morning Consult: Black People Think Trump’s Immigration Policies Are Wrong and Will Vote Accordingly
Children in cages, children held by our government without access to soap, baths or toothbrushes, children caked in filth and excrement — and administration lawyers defending it all.
February 15, 2019
Houston Chronicle: In the battle for the minority vote, Julián Castro woos black voters
In wooing black voters, Castro intends to focus heavily on housing inequities and what he calls justice reform. His campaign is tailoring messages aimed specially at black women, a dependable voting bloc that has displayed increasing clout in elections around the country.
November 19, 2018
US News and World Report: Trump Drove Black Voters to the Polls – to Choose Democrats
HE'S NO BARACK OBAMA. But President Donald Trump is having his own motivating effect on African-American voters, who overwhelmingly cast votes for Democrats in this month's midterms – in large part because of the damage Trump has done to the GOP brand, according to pollsters who surveyed African-Americans immediately before the elections.
Roll Call: Black Voters Propelled Blue Wave, Study Finds
Democratic wins in the 2018 midterms were driven largely by African American voters — particularly black women — who increasingly associate the GOP with President Trump’s perceived hostility toward people of color and immigrants, according to an analysis released Monday.
August 07, 2018
USA Today: Midterm elections: Black voters angry at Donald Trump expected to turn out in key House races, survey found
Donald Trump may not be up for re-election this fall, but a new survey shows anger at the president and a feeling of being disrespected by him is expected to drive black voters to the polls in dozens of competitive U.S. House races in November.
August 28, 2018
Op Ed by Fernandez & Parker -- The Hill: There's a boost in black turnout, especially among black women voters
Alabama, Georgia, Virginia. Over the last year strong black voter turnout in all three states drove progressive wins in a special election (Alabama), a primary (Georgia) and a general election (Virginia).
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