#MitchPlease: Black Folks Don’t Need to Defend Our Americanness

“…African American voters are voting in just as high a percentage as Americans.” That is what was said by Mitch McConnell before he and senate republicans filibustered both the Right to Vote and the John Lewis Voting rights act.

McConnell made this remark during a news conference, before two Democrat senators, Joe Manchin and Krysten Sinema, refused to…



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Whitney Alese

Whitney Alese is a writer & podcaster, featured in WIRED Magazine (Sept 2020) & I-D Magazine (Dec. 2021) She is based in Philadelphia.