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Black voters in Mississippi put the world on notice that they understood there is no such thing as a wrong vote and the only wasted vote is a vote that is not cast. A vote that is not cast does not matter.

The Republican primary in Mississippi was won by the candidate with black support because African-American voters were smart enough to vote for their best interest. Most people don't realize that the same strategy that has Republicans and the Tea Party express in Mississippi shaking in their boots;is the same strategy that sent Eric Cantor packing.

According to Roland Martin- Conventional wisdom says black voters are the most reliable Democratic voting blocs in American politics. But Tuesday’s election results in the U.S. Senate race in Mississippi prove to many what I’ve always understood about African Americans: They are some of the smartest voters when it comes to their interests.

Mr. Martin said it best; "some say it’s fitting that the Cochran-McDaniel runoff took place during the week of the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer, the massive effort during the Civil Rights Movement to pry apart Jim Crow from the clutches of Mississippi’s virulent racists."

In that effort black voters stood up to bigotry and discrimination, but not without a price, such as the brutal murders of three civil rights workers: James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner.

Voting rights was at the heart of Freedom Summer, and 50 years later, the state with the highest percentage of black residents made clear they wouldn’t go down without a fight.

There is no denying that Cochran’s political career would be over today had black voters not voted in the open Republican runoff. He beat McDaniel by 6,300 votes after garnering fewer votes than him in the primary. The margins he rolled up in places like Hinds County, a major black stronghold, tells the story: Cochran bested McDaniel by nearly 11,000 votes.

Black voters made it clear: They may not like the conservative politics of Cochran on most issues, but having McDaniel represent them in the U.S. Senate was not going to happen.

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/06/26/black-voters-new-path-to-power.html






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gacpl commented on Thursday, Jun 26, 2014 at 20:35 PM

willie mims receives social security every month. he either has a id to cash that check, or he has a id in order to have a bank account for direct deposit.

PoliticsNation commented on Thursday, Jun 26, 2014 at 20:39 PM

@gacpl- do you know Willie Mims? He doesn't need a state ID to cash a check but you need one to vote.

gacpl commented on Thursday, Jun 26, 2014 at 21:28 PM

banks wont cash checks without ID.

gacpl commented on Saturday, Jul 05, 2014 at 09:14 AM

the black voters received robocalls telling them the tea party canadant was a member of the KKK, Cochran knew he couldn't win. he paid the dem party to run the adds and calls. dirty politics at the worst


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