Chryl N. Laird

Chryl N. Laird

Books1

Ideas3

    Ideas Podcast | Episode 1 | Why are Blacks Democrats? | Ismail K. White and Chryl N. Laird Why are Blacks Democrats? Black Americans are by far the most unified racial group in American electoral politics, with 80 to 90 percent identifying as Democrats—a surprising figure given that nearly a third now also identify as ideologically conservative, up from less than 1... Read More
    African American children in front of a voter registration table. Why are Blacks Democrats? African Americans are Democrats. Since 1968 no Republican presidential candidate has received more than 13% of the African American vote and surveys of African Americans regularly show that upwards of 80% of African Americans self-identify as Democra... Read More
    Hands pattern The roots of Black political unity On December 12, 2017, the state of Alabama held a special general election for the U.S. Senate seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The race, which had Republican Roy Moore running against Democrat Doug Jones, had already captured national... Read More