People wait in line to drop off mail-in ballots at an early voting location in Phoenix, Arizona on October 16, 2020. Photo: ROBYN BECK/Getty Images

It can be difficult for people outside of the Latino community to comprehend. But socialization, nationality, and geography all play significant factors in why the Latino vote is one of the most divided among America’s largest and most diverse ethnic group.

Let’s begin at the beginning. Because somehow, the simplest…

Throughout much of our history, White supremacy anti-Black racism as we know it has largely been headed by White Anglo-Saxon Protestants; otherwise known as WASPs. As immigration from Europe increased through the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, other European groups would soon begin to assimilate and become what we know as…

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Hello Somebody!

When those words were uttered at the beginning of a Bernie Sanders rally, you knew what time it was. And if you didn’t know, you were about to find out who and what Nina Turner was all about. A fierce advocate for racial justice, Turner invokes the spirit…

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Yes, Trump will be long gone from the White House soon, but does that mean we should be lulled to sleep again? This is not Obama in ’08, Joe and co., so we should not expect s**t to be sweet these next four years. As a matter of fact, criticisms…

A crowd at the Midwest segment of the Poor People’s Campaign in Columbus, Ohio, on May 13, 1968. (AP Photo)

President Lyndon B. Johnson once said, “if you can convince the lowest white man he’s better than the best colored man, he won’t notice you’re picking his pocket. Hell, give him somebody to look down on, and he’ll empty his pockets for you.”

The placation to racial conflict to appeal…

The Socialist Party presidential ticket for the 1912 US elections.

Despite the negative public opinion of socialism in America, the most popular government programs––Social Security and Medicare––are rooted in socialist ideals.

By 1912, The Socialist Party elected over 150 local officials in over 30 states. It was clear to both parties that socialism was on the rise in the United…

Representative elect Jamaal Bowman delivers his winning speech after his primary on June 23, 2020. (Photo: Stephanie Keith/Getty Images)

Why did Joe Biden feel comfortable enough to say “you ain’t Black” if you didn’t vote for him? Rumor has it that right before Lyndon B. Johnson signed the 1964 Civil Rights Act, he stated “I’ll have those n****rs voting Democratic for 200 years.” …

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