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Thu Nov 21, 2019, 10:17 PM

 

'They barely mentioned us': Atlanta's black voters frustrated by Democratic debate

Malaika Jabali in Atlanta

Thu 21 Nov 2019 11.45 EST

Debate watchers in this majority black city were keen to hear candidates address their concerns Ė only to leave disappointed

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/nov/21/atlanta-debate-democrats-black-voters-elections-2020?utm_term=Autofeed&CMP=edit_2221&utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1574356794
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Reply 'They barely mentioned us': Atlanta's black voters frustrated by Democratic debate (Original post)
BeckyDem Nov 2019 OP
mjvpi Nov 2019 #1
BeckyDem Nov 2019 #2
Wiseman32218 Nov 2019 #3
BeckyDem Nov 2019 #4
Wiseman32218 Nov 2019 #5
BeckyDem Nov 2019 #6
kacekwl Nov 2019 #7

Response to BeckyDem (Original post)

Thu Nov 21, 2019, 10:44 PM

1. We still have a racism problem in the United States

 

There are many issues that effect everybody. From environmental justice to income inequality, these issues that disproportionately effect those Americans not melanin deficient. Our party tends to talk past the base problem of racism. Not that any of our candidates would not agree that we have a racism problem, itís that they talk about symptoms.

Zerlina Maxwell framed that in a way that really made sense to this 62 year old white guy from Montana. On my own, Iím not that smart!
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Response to mjvpi (Reply #1)

Thu Nov 21, 2019, 11:01 PM

2. Yep, totally.

 

I felt bad reading that, its enough already.
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Response to BeckyDem (Original post)

Thu Nov 21, 2019, 11:02 PM

3. This is why the debate format should be changed....

 

too many candidates to cover the vast areas that need to be improved in a couple of hours. More time needed for each topic and for them to respond and cover to be more inclusive.
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Response to Wiseman32218 (Reply #3)

Thu Nov 21, 2019, 11:03 PM

4. Yep, that too but the moderators content should have reflected right from the start

 

the issues within the OP.
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Response to BeckyDem (Reply #4)

Thu Nov 21, 2019, 11:19 PM

5. I agree

 

I understand the mods having a tough time with time management, because sometimes climate is ignored etc. Given the demographics of the area, IMO more time should have been spent on racism and AA issues .
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Response to Wiseman32218 (Reply #5)

Thu Nov 21, 2019, 11:26 PM

6. I guess they do, I just feel the questions should reflect the immedicacy

 

of what life is like for these constituents. They should get that, should be obvious.
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Response to BeckyDem (Original post)

Fri Nov 22, 2019, 01:24 AM

7. They didn't talk about me either.

 

Unless I group myself as an American. Then I guess they did talk about me.
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