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The Fight For Black Voters is On in the Democratic Presidential Race
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The Fight For Black Voters is On in the Democratic Presidential Race

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By Dahleen Glanton, Chicago Tribune – We’re at that point in the presidential primaries when the Democratic candidates rip each other apart over which of them will do the most for African-Americans.

With the races in mostly white Iowa and New Hampshire behind them, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are turning their attention to Nevada and South Carolina — states that look more like the real America with large numbers of blacks and Hispanics.

This stage can make or break a campaign because black voters, particularly in the South, get to use the power granted to them every four years to lift the future presidential nominee to the top of the heap, leaving the others staggering in the dust.

It’s a duty that African-Americans take seriously. They’re not going to throw their precious vote away on a candidate they don’t think can win in the general election.

And as it stands right now, Bernie Sanders still has a lot of convincing to do. Read the full story at chicagotribune.com.