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Should @AndrewYang worry about reaching & SECURING the Black Vote? #YangGang

@AndrewYang Thread 1: Pandering Vs Meaningful Policy

In 2020..Politicians must spend more effort talking to us not at us..".that candidates’ efforts to engage black communities often focus more on symbolic gestures than MEANINGFUL interactions." #BlacksForYang

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@AndrewYang What I really want the #YangGangFamily to understand ...ANYONE specifically talking to us about our own issues different to yours is NOT PANDERING...It's pandering when it's all about style (sounding cool, playing hiphop, photo ops etc..) and ZERO SUBSTANCE..no fake interest.
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Aright y'all lemme tell u a story. This a thread so hang tight. When I was young I worked at a meat shop n this old white vet in a wheelchair would come in every week to get his meat. He told me I can't cut it for him cause I'm 'tainted.' At the time my mom was having health
Problems n I can't lose that job or I can't pay for the medication. Every week for bout 2 years he comin in talkin his shit n makin me mad as hell but I was always polite n had excellent customer service. We used to serve up bacon sometimes n some kids came in to get it. Vet was
There n they started makin fun of him callin him names sayin he's crippled. I told em to get out the damn store wit they nonsense. Y'all this vet starts cryin sayin his daddy always told him POC were shit n he believed him. He said he never thought no black person would stand up
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