Georgia State Rep. Mesha Mainor, a Black woman elected as a Democrat who just joined the Republican Party this week, is being criticized for abandoning her constituents.
Now-former Democratic party deputy treasurer Barbara Goldberg Goldman stepped down following an email she wrote to party members questioning whether Maryland could successfully elect a Black candidate for governor.
South Carolina Congressman and House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn is not only seeking re-election at the age of 81, but he is also all but daring any candidates to challenge him for the seat he's held for nearly the past three decades: "Come get it."
But Black voter engagement requires more than a verbal commitment. Mondale Robinson, the founder of the Black Male Voter Project, says both parties talk a good game but where they stand on the issues matters.
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