Riling up fears of a black and brown nation can’t win the White House anymore. But it certainly has locked in the Republican Party’s power Down South.
by Jorge Rivas on November 9 2012, 2:45PM
The mariachis serenaded Sun Valley voters to wake up and vote for those who can’t.
by Jorge Rivas on November 9 2012, 1:54PM
These findings support the idea that there are some fairly strong clustering of hate tweets centered in southeastern U.S.
by Jorge Rivas on November 9 2012, 10:24AM
An emotional thank you from the Commander-in-Chief to his campaign staff.
“This issue has been around far too long,” the House Speaker said this week.
Now, advocates and alternative media in Arizona are questioning these results. They say hundreds of thousands of provisional and early votes have yet to be counted.
by Jorge Rivas on November 8 2012, 10:58AM
Asian Americans may be roughly 4 percent of the nation’s population, but their political leanings are often misunderstood or neglected altogether.
by Jamilah King on November 8 2012, 10:00AM
Essays from William Jelani Cobb, Joan Morgan, Luis Rodriguez, Zahra Billoo and Rob “Biko” Baker on the Obama victory and the coming second term.
by Jorge Rivas on November 7 2012, 5:21PM
On Tuesday night Tulsi Gabbard became the first Hindu-American to have entered the U.S. House of Representatives, winning her Hawaii seat by crushing her Republican rival.
by Jorge Rivas on November 7 2012, 3:54PM
Just take a look at Miami’s WSVN-TV reporter’s nod at the 0:19 second mark. He thought he was being so slick. (h/t Gawker)…
And the ugly, bruising battles they launched around immigration, health reform and reproductive rights are certain to continue.
by Aura Bogado on November 7 2012, 2:50PM
A Republican poll watcher complains that too many people of color were voting in Aurora, Colorado on Election Day.
Here’s a quick rundown of the results in key ballot measures.
by Brentin Mock on November 7 2012, 10:54AM
Those long, snaking lines were about more than a vote. The people most battered and excluded from the nation’s politics and economy are refusing to be ignored.
by Jorge Rivas on November 6 2012, 10:10PM
Bill O’Reilly said that if President Barack Obama is re-elected, it’s because the demographics of the country have changed and “it’s not a traditional America anymore.”
by Jorge Rivas on November 6 2012, 5:53PM
A number of residents in Forest Park, a predominantly black suburb outside Cincinnati, are reporting they’re being forced to cast provisional ballots because records incorrectly show they already submitted an absentee-ballot. The state Board of Election says the issue was…
by ColorLines Staff on November 6 2012, 5:44PM
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by Jorge Rivas on November 6 2012, 2:21PM
Fourteen-year-old Antoine Jenkins traveled from Inglewood, Calif. to Las Vegas, Nevada to knock on doors and urge voters in the swing state to vote for Obama.