...from Davey D's blog Hip-Hop Corner, an incredible essay by Professor Tina Bell Wright of Hip Hop Congress... Yes, it's long...and yes, it requires a bit of thinking...but it's for us, and about us, because this election will likely be decided by who DOESN'T vote. Make sure you do. In light of what is promised by the Republicans if they win, it is unconscionable not to...
"...The youth vote, the Latino vote and the black vote definitely helped Obama win the presidency.The New Cultural Majority represents a generational and demographic shift of this nation. In broad terms, it is less religious, more tolerant, less homophobic, and more open to diversity. The New Cultural Majority is not necessarily political, but leans more left than right, especially on social issues. George W. Bush and History will not be factors in this election. The question remains: will the New Cultural Majority show up in 2012?..."