The Black Vote: Purpose & Power

The right to vote is one of the most cherished rights of citizenship and is the basis of most democratic societies. For Blacks, the right to vote was won as the result of human sacrifice and agonizing struggles by our forefathers. Throughout our history, black voters have unwittingly served as political ping pong balls. Initially, our historical al [...]

Changing Spain: Podemos & Politics

In many respects, Spain's political landscape is in the grip of historic, explosive change. Spain's newest political party, Podemos (“We can” in Spanish), was founded in January 2014 with pretensions of breaking the two-party hegemony in Spanish politics. They yielded stunning results in the 2014 European Parliamentary Elections [...]