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Kandist Mallett Kandist Mallett

Senior Political Editor at Blavity


Kandist Mallett's posts

Say Her Name: The Impact of Atatiana Jefferson's Death On The Black Community

This is the weekly column written by Blavity:Politics Senior Editor Kandist Mallett.  On October 12, tragedy struck the Black community once again when Atatiana Jefferson was killed by Fort Worth police officer Aaron Dean. Jefferson was just 28 years old, the same age as Sandra Bland, when she died. Atatiana Jefferson’s death brings up the constant reminder for Black people...

California Wildfires Are A Warning That The Climate Crisis Is A Concern For Today, Not Tomorrow

This is the weekly column written by Blavity:Politics Senior Editor Kandist Mallett. I woke up to a loud noise coming from somewhere in my neighborhood at 4 a.m. on Friday morning. At first, I didn’t think too much of it; in neighborhoods like mine, near Downtown Los Angeles, it’s not unusual for some loud noise to wake me up in the middle of the night. But something...

It's Time For The Dems To Get Petty Like Trump

This is the weekly column written by Blavity:Politics Senior Editor Kandist Mallett.  Nickelback, an early 2000s rock band, was brought into Trump’s political circus this week. The president's meme machine, as I like to refer to his communications department, created a meme using a screenshot of the band’s music video for their song, “Photograph,” in...