Tag Archives: African Americans

Darryl Perry: Open Letter to Black Lives Matter Nashua

Darryl Perry, who is running for governor of New Hampshire as a Libertarian, wrote the following open letter to Black Lives Matter Nashua last week.  In it he agrees to all of the group’s demands.  According to the 2010 census, Blacks make up 1.1 percent of the total population of New Hampshire.Read more ...

African-Americans Increasingly Identify as Independents

From Black America Web via TPID:

With more than one third of the country self-identifying as independent, the balance of political power is falling increasingly to whichever way this group swings. Since the presidential run of Ross Perot, those the use of “independent” has often been shorthand for “disaffected white voter.”… Read more ...

Socialist Party USA: Statement on Black History Month

From the Socialist Party USA People of Color Commission:

February is Black History Month. It’s a time when our public institutions, and corporations give a little extra attention to the accomplishments and contributions to the story of the Americas made by Black Americans. Established by Carter G Woodson in 1926, it’s purpose was to promote the contributions made by Black Americans in an effort to undo the contention that Black people have no history, and have made no significant contributions to the history of the Americas.… Read more ...

Bruce A. Dixon of ‘Black Agenda Report:’ Turn state Green parties into ‘red, black, and green parties’

Bruce A. Dixon – the “managing editor of Black Agenda Report, and a member since last year, of the state committee of the Georgia Green Party,” to which he adds, “Deal with it” – has written a piece in Black Agenda Report that proposes black activists leaving the Democratic Party and heading to the Green Party. … Read more ...