WOMEN

Hillary Clinton Can't Afford To Ignore Black Women

Hillary Rodham Clinton participates in a roundtable discussion with students and educators during a campaign event at the  Ki
Hillary Rodham Clinton participates in a roundtable discussion with students and educators during a campaign event at the Kirkwood Community College April 14, 2015 in Monticello, Iowa. Hillary Clinton announced her candidacy for the United States presidency on April 12, 2015 and is expected to be the frontrunner for the Democratic Party nomination. AFP PHOTO / MICHAEL B. THOMAS (Photo credit should read Michael B. Thomas/AFP/Getty Images)

In the days since Hillary Clinton announced her run for the nation’s highest office, much has been written about her relationship with Black voters, and Black female voters in particular. She is the first Democrat to announce her candidacy, and the lack of enthusiasm from Black voters is palpable on social media. As such, questions have arisen about whether she will be able to match Obama when it comes to Black voter turnout.

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