• Keneshia N. Grant, Ph.D.

14 political experts on why the first Democratic debates were history-making-Vox

Updated: Jul 17, 2019

By Li Zhou, in partnership with Rutgers University’s Center for American Women and Politics


"The presence of two black candidates, Booker and Harris, changes the conversation. They were able to talk to a national audience, and to their Democratic colleagues, about how it feels to live in a predominantly black and brown neighborhood and what it is like to be hurt by a politician’s position on busing." -Keneshia Grant


The entire article and the rest of my comment is available via Vox.com: https://www.vox.com/2019/6/28/18716220/democratic-debates-diversity-kamala-harris-julian-castro