50 Years of Black Loyalty to Democrats Hasn’t Fixed Racial Disparities

Niara Savage
May 17, 2019 - 5:00
50 Years of Black Loyalty to Democrats Hasn’t Fixed Racial Disparities

The Democratic Party has not worked to capture the Black vote for over 50 years. As a result, Black interests have not received adequate recognition or redress. From a strategic standpoint, party leaders design platforms to appeal to demographics needed to win the election — not to cater to a group whose support is already guaranteed. However, Black Americans continue to hand over votes to the Democratic party without question. Every Democratic presidential candidate since 1964 has won at least

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One Reply to “50 Years of Black Loyalty to Democrats Hasn’t Fixed Racial Disparities”

  1. coalitions will help but winning primaries and rocking the boat in office is much better.
    Pls you younger people step u, take office and make a difference.

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