Black panthers intimidating voters 2016
His website, the Election Journal, blared the 2008 video of two members of the New Black Panthers lingering outside of a Philadelphia polling place, one of them holding a night stick.
On Election Day in 2008, three members of the New Black Panther Party stood outside a polling place in Philadelphia, with one of them brandishing a nightstick or baton. Bush filed a civil complaint again three Black Panthers — Minister King Samir Shabazz, Malik Zulu Shabazz and Jerry Jackson — charging them with violating voter rights by using coercion, threats and intimidation.
Pennsylvania Republican officials said 75 election monitors from the party were turned away from polling places in heavily Democratic sections of Philadelphia Tuesday, but a judge has ordered them reinstated.“It certainly raises the question, what are Democrats doing in the polls that they are working so hard to shield folks from monitoring in this election?
” state Republican chairman Rob Gleason said in a statement.
This was why Obama could clean up in precincts that are almost entirely black or Hispanic.
There are places where Obama won less than 10 percent of the vote.