The Black Ballot

NewsOne’s ongoing conversation about the intersection of politics and race.

Throughout the entirety of Trump’s political career, Black politicians, journalists and generally every Black person in between has been gaslit and chastised for calling him a racist. The fact is, we were right.

There's been a tendency to encourage people to vote simply for the person with the best chance to rid us of Donald Trump, but that minimizes marginalized people’s demands under the guise of solidarity. 

Pressley and many other Black female candidates received no support from the Democratic Party.