When it comes to elections there’s always a key voting bloc that gets the media attention. If candidate X wins the FILL IN THE BLANK they’ll win the election.
Over the past few years, we’ve heard a lot about the Latino vote.
The white working class vote.
The suburban women vote.
But a core constituency of the Democratic electorate, since Barack Obama was elected has not gotten the same level of attention: African Americans.
Will this change before 2020?
According to the strategists we talked to, if Democrats want to win back the White House, it better.
Alicia Garza, a founder of the Black Lives Matter Global Network, and the head of the Black Futures Lab
Bakari Sellers, former South Carolina state representative and a CNN contributor
Thelisha Eaddy, South Carolina Public Radio reporter
Theodore R. Johnson, Senior Fellow at the Brennan Center
Aimee Allison, founder of She the People