#StayWoke: Trump’s Team Hired Firm to Suppress the Black Vote: Report

On Wednesday, Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie told the Senate that President Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign—more specifically, former chief strategist Steve Bannon—hired the firm with the intention of using data to “discourage or demobilize certain types of people from voting,” The Hill…

Former Felons Voted in Tuesday’s Elections and Republicans Are Big Mad

If you noticed a change in the climate at the polls, specifically in the atmospheric pressure due to moisture in the air, it might be because of the meteorological phenomenon known to research scientists as Blubberus caucasianus, more commonly referred to as “white tears.” Lost in the hullabaloo surrounding Democratic…

The GOP Keeps Quietly Purging Black Voters—and Democrats Aren’t Doing Anything About It

When both Pennsylvania Democratic Party Chairman Marcel Groen and the North Carolina Democratic Party’s deputy executive director, Douglass Wilson, were asked about a little-known, but nasty, national voter-purge effort called “Interstate Crosscheck” in their respective states during a broadcast of Reality Check, this…

The Troubling History of ‘the Most Racist Politician in America’

He goes by many names. The director of the American Civil Liberties Union’s Voting Rights Project refers to him as “the king of voter suppression.” Kansas’ state Senate minority leader called him “the most racist politician in America today.” Until the newly written Muslim ban goes into effect, he still holds the…