The Ballot was a Bullet: Black Power at the Polls

It was the French philosopher Michel Foucault who is known to have said, “Politics is war by other means.” For African Americans, we have been engaged in a one-sided war since Trump took office. A war that culminated in one of the bloodiest summers Black people have experienced since the Red Summer of 1919. After enduring the insults of a president who despised us and used every opportunity to insult us…