Commentary: America's Happiest Voters

As we head into the homestretch of the midterm election on November 2, examination of the crucial role of Black voters in the fate of many leaders was unavoidable. As the New York Times recently indicated, "the black turnout percentage in the [2008 general election] exceeded white turnout by a fraction of [a] percentage. These are very impressive numbers by any measure, and not easy to dismiss -- even in this noisy political season where the Tea Party has dominated headlines. Quiet as it's kept, just two years ago another political revolution was revealed on November 4, 2008 that remains a compelling American story... Here's what you had to say: Stewy commented via Facebook: "I voted last week." Lisa wrote via Facebook: "I will be there!"
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