Conventional wisdom in liberal electoral politics is that you have to lock down White swing voters to pass progressive policy. In his new book, ”Brown is the New White,” civil rights lawyer and politico Steve Phillips argues that organizing a younger, browner “new American majority” is the key.
In a little over a week, Black Lives Matter members have interrupted three presidential campaign rallies, most notably one of Bernie Sanders’ in Seattle. Here’s what BLM leaders and collaborators have to say on the matter.
New Jersey’s new governor is zealously spreading a conservative agenda across his state, all the way up to the courthouse door. Gov. Chris Christie has sparked outrage in his decision not to reappoint the one Black judge of the state Supreme Court, an unabashedly calculated move in a racially and politically polarized state.