In 2020, Joe Biden’s presidential bid was resurrected from life support by black women in South Carolina. The numbers bear us out; if the next Republican presidential candidate could garner 15% of the black female vote, it is game over for Democrats. The Black Women’s Roundtable (BWR) and Essence magazine recently released a poll to gauge the pulse of black women in America. Brilliant Corners Strategies , a Left-leaning market research company, conducted the survey. However, even a poll commissioned and conducted by the Left for the Left could not hide the great displeasure that black women have with the Democratic party. Only 9% of black women believe they are getting ahead. 61% of black women Gen Xers and 68% of the black women from the Silent Generation say the economy is getting worse. Only 65% of the black women would vote for the Democrats in the midterms. At least 92% of black women voted for the Democratic candidate in 2018. Democrats know they cannot win the … [Read more...] about WILBON And WILLIAMS: Democrats Have Taken Black Women’s Vote For Granted. Will It Come Back To Bite Them?
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These days, corporations make public proclamations after just about every significant news event. After George Floyd was murdered, tech companies, including Microsoft and Apple, made pledges of $3.8 billion to diversify their hiring practices and better support Black workers. Airbnb, Google, and others rushed to announce matching donations to support relief efforts when Russia invaded Ukraine this February. And back in 2013, hundreds of companies , among them Starbucks and Facebook (now Meta), urged the Supreme Court to overturn the Defense of Marriage Act. advertisement advertisement This is part of a series of articles on the business case for abortion access. See the full package here. So why is it that, even amid the mounting pace of state legislation and recent Supreme Court leak , companies have had so little to say about abortion? Starting in March, in anticipation of the Court’s final decision this summer, … [Read more...] about Why corporate America is afraid to talk about abortion
Robi Domingo. Image: Instagram/@iamrobidomingo Robi Domingo expressed his feelings on the results of the May 9 elections, stressing that he has no regrets for standing up for what he believes in. The “Pinoy Big Brother” host talked about the elections as he showed a photo of himself in the Makati campaign rally of Vice President Leni Robredo and Sen. Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan via his Instagram page yesterday, May 16. Both Robredo and Pangilinan are lagging behind in the partial and unofficial count by the Commission on Elections (Comelec). “Walang pagsisisi dahil kami’y tumindig / Ipinaglaban ang pinaniniwalaan gamit ang tinig,” Domingo said. “Salamat sa mga Tropang nagkapit-bisig / Dahil pinakita niyo sa amin ang pag-asa at pag-ibig.” (No regrets because we stood up / Defended what we believe in with our voices / Thank you to friends who held hands / Because you showed us hope and love.) Domingo admitted that he felt disappointed by the results and is still trying to … [Read more...] about Robi Domingo pens poem post-elections: ‘Walang pagsisisi dahil kami’y tumindig’
Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin P oker chips, high stakes, and big money. Throughout last week, a few yards away from the Caribbean's largest casino in the Bahamian capital, Nassau, about 2,000 people gathered at the Baha Mar resort’s convention center to discuss cryptocurrencies and the next iteration of the World Wide Web a.k.a Web3. Just last month, a similar albeit much larger crowd took over Miami Beach to pay homage to the invention that started it all—bitcoin. But if the 25,000-person expo in South Florida felt like Coachella for the bitcoin faithful , the latest summit, dubbed “Crypto Bahamas”, inched closer in resemblance to the World Economic Forum’s Davos conference, not minding the casual dress code. Pretty much everyone from CEOs to developers wore flip-flops, sneakers, and t-shirts bearing slogans such as “NFTs are a scam” and “Burnt Finance”. Co-organized by billionaire Sam Bankman-Fried’s crypto derivatives exchange FTX and the … [Read more...] about Royal Flush: Inside Crypto’s Most Exclusive Gathering