I never dreamed that I would be anything but fearful and hide. June 10,2: Buttigieg may be part of the reason for the shift in acceptance, Flores said. And we don't have to be black to point to racism in the criminal justice system. It Still Stings.
Buttigieg publicly outlined some of his early policy goals for black voters, an agenda that focuses on home ownership, health care, entrepreneurship, criminal justice reform and education.
Skip to Main Content. Later, people in the audience would bring it up as a powerful moment that spoke to what it meant to have a gay candidate in the race. Democrats, who will decide whether to nominate Buttigieg at state voting contests inare clearly more supportive of gay presidential candidates than Republicans.
Because their adult life has been marriage equality.