DemCast Exclusive Interview North Carolina is shifting. Donald Trump won the state's 15 electoral votes by 3.6 percent during the 2016 Presidential election. “With a statistical tie, these results indicate what should be no surprise — North Carolina will be a key battleground state in 2020,” said Civitas Institute President Donald Bryson. “There are very … Continue reading James Dawkins is a Candidate for the People (North Carolina HD-17)
Hello ladies. Hope you had a pleasant week! W.O.K.E. - Women of Knowledge & Empowerment, created by published author, trainer/coach, and entertainment editor, L. Renee’ Chubb kicks off August 31st! Be sure to check out this inspirational spin off of DemWords, dedicated specifically to women each month, and join the conversation. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- “There is a … Continue reading WOMEN: Our Empowerment is Up to Us. #W.O.K.E.
Photo by: Ed Hall This week, the US House passed a resolution rebuking the President of the United States for racist and xenophobic comments. An Impeachment hearing is being voted on without the support of the Speaker of the House. Kelly Ann Conway asked a Jewish reporter his ethnicity and she already knew what it … Continue reading OPINION: Trump is Gasoline on the Smoldering Fire of American Racism
Tiffany Bond is a practicing family law attorney and mediator who made Maine her home 8 years ago, as she finished her law degree at UMaine. She ran in Maine's 2nd Congressional race last year, which gave Maine's new ranked-choice voting (RCV) a workout. That same race thrust Tiffany into the center of a fascinating … Continue reading Ranked-Choice Voting Should Spread
I have to be honest. Elizabeth Warren has been rolling out policy plans like a Seth Abramson thread, and it’s pretty damn amazing. A sheer contrast to Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s, “Storytelling First. Policy Details Later” approach. Warren has released over 20 public policy stances since announcing her bid for President in 2020, and I am … Continue reading 2020 Candidate Spotlight: Elizabeth Warren
DemWords: Columnist L. Renee' Chubb digs in and assesses the strength of Kamala Harris' candidacy for President of the United States. In light of Kamala releasing her tax returns for the past 15 years, I feel it’s important we take a look at her more seriously as a heavy contender in this packed democratic race … Continue reading 2020 Candidate Spotlight: Kamala Harris
While America was so wrapped up in the injustice of Attorney General Barr hiding the Mueller report, Antwon Rose's mom faced true injustice and despair: she watched her son's murderer - Michael Rosenfeld - go free. Yet again, institutional power eclipsed justice for a black family, and the media barely paid any attention - while … Continue reading To Protect and Serve? Reflecting on Antwon Rose.
There's a new term that you need to be familiar with: Identitarian and Identitarianism. It's the new hood for white supremacists and the new tiki torch for white nationalists. Same coin different sides, and once again, the same old tired playbook: Fly under the radar and be anonymous and secretive in their organizing and radicalization … Continue reading Identitarianism in America
In light of the excruciatingly lenient sentence that Paul Manafort received, it's important that we look at our broken justice system that methodically and consistently finds white collar crime socially acceptable, and street crime a bane on our society. White collar crimes were first coined by sociologist Edwin Sutherland in 1939, as " a crime … Continue reading The ‘OK’ Criminal: White Collar Crime Stats That Will Surprise You
Yep. It's true. But why would information on the President's daughter and her business dealings be included in a House document request to the founder of Blackwater? I have thoughts. Read on. Background: Erik Prince and FSG (Frontier Services Group) Former Navy SEAL and founder of the now nonexistent private security company Blackwater, who held … Continue reading Ivanka Trump Named in House Document Request to Erik Prince’s Company Re: Emoluments
As we all know. This week sets a rapid-fire succession of 3 back to back congressional hearings (one public, and 2 private), for Michael Cohen. So ladies and gents of the Twitter-verse, I dare to enlighten all of you, as we revel in what we learned in one of the most historic congressional hearings, we … Continue reading #RepCummings4TheWin: Cohen’s Testimony Before the Blue House:
Every single day, we underappreciate the technology around us, yet we consume it without even batting an eyelash. From our iPhones to our laptops, to the gear shifts in cars and light bulbs. A typical day without the inventions from under-credited African Americans would leave many of us in the dark...literally. It should be quite … Continue reading Black History Month: Unsung Heroes & Their Inventions You Can’t Live Without
Ahead of Hillary Clinton, we had Shirley Chisholm trailblazing her way through Congress. So why don't more people know about her or commemorate her importance to the Democratic party and women in politics? Those of us who happen to be blessed enough to know Shirley Chisholm's role in American history, she is an icon and … Continue reading Unbought and Unbossed: Long Before Hillary, There was Shirley Chisholm
Democrats picked up more than 40 seats in the House, we only needed 23 to gain control of the chamber; While some of you might not remember that night, with all the news cycles since then. I remember it vividly. Democrats defended, fought and won in 10 seats that the President had favor in, 2 … Continue reading Apparently Howard Schultz Was Asleep During the Midterms!
"The Trump Effect" is the blow to the American attention span propagated by daily scandalous activities from the Trump Administration, which the media fall for every time - causing them to forego headlines about the REAL stories ... Trump's ties to Russia, how Putin interfered in our 2016 elections, and all of Trump's, his business', … Continue reading Battling Against “The Trump Effect”
What does Trump's "State of Emergency" really mean for America? "A state of emergency is a situation in which a government is empowered to perform actions that it would normally not be permitted. A government can declare such state during a disaster, civil unrest, or armed conflict. Such declaration alerts citizens to change their normal … Continue reading With a “State of Emergency”, Trump is Playing with Fire
Background on the five Dem Committee Chairs who are going to be all up in Trump's business.
Two explosive reports detail how Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election to support Donald Trump.
Bernie Sanders is going to run. Unfortunately, he has pissed off the largest Democratic demographic...35+ Black Women, and we aren't having it!
On Thursday of last week, the Frankfurt Police Department raided six of the Bank's offices, after allegations of Russian money laundering, once again came to light.
The brainchild of the black extreme right-wing personality Candace Owens, "blexit" is a false narrative meant to urge black voters to leave the Democratic Party.
An Opinion on How to Save American Democracy In 4 Days #BallotsNOTBullets Let me start off by saying, that I'm not discrediting any other race here, I'm only stating what I know from personal experience, as a black woman in America. I'm 42 years old, I am educated with a degree from Franklin University in … Continue reading Think Like A Black Woman…Too