Salim Muwakkil

US Elections 2016

Does Black Lives Matter really matter?

Following the defeat of Anita Alvarez in Cook County, we ask if protest movements will translate into electoral power.

US Elections 2016

Donald Trump and the 'populist insurgency'

What now for the Republicans and Democrats after Super Tuesday?


Donald Trump, South Carolina and the not-so-new South

Has Trump's South Carolina win cast a shadow over attempts to portray the state as a beacon of the "new South"?


Can Bernie Sanders win the African American vote?

The Vermont senator won New Hampshire, but he still attracts little support from the African American community.