Why the #BernieorBust movement is failing Americans of colour

by Abdullah Shihipar  This past Feburary, I was having dinner with my brother and some of his friends in Boston. As we were waiting for our food and making conversation, the topic soon turned to the ongoing presidential elections. The New Hampshire primary had just concluded and Donald Trump had resoundingly defeated his opponents. Amongst those… Read More

A Former Republican Party Insider Tells All: ‘After all… they’re still black first.’

Lisa Fritsch ran in the Republican primary for Governor of Texas in 2014. She finished second against Greg Abbott as a first time political candidate. by Lisa Fritsch I was a state-level Donald Trump. In 2014, when I ran a primary campaign for Governor of Texas, I was an outsider, party loyalist, and a first-time political… Read More

Trump has succeeded in an America that is already pre-disposed to racial suspicion

by Chimene Suleyman   Long before Donald Trump became known as a political contender, communities of colour tussled with the spaces between campaign lines. Either side of economic graphs and cultural cut-backs remains our instinct, from which we may swiftly tell if this is an individual who will push a person of colour under the bus, or… Read More