Actor Jeffrey Wright Featured in DNC Ad, Asks Voters to “Make History”

Actor Jeffrey Wright Featured in DNC Ad, Asks Voters to “Make History”


New DNC Ad Features Actor Jeffrey Wright.  The Democratic National Committee (DNC) today released a new radio ad with actor Jeffrey Wright.  The ad is part of the seven figure paid advertising blitz DNC started weeks ago that targets African Americans. The ad CLICK HERE, “reminds voters of the historic choices that we’ve made by electing and re-electing President Obama, and urges African Americans to make history again by supporting Democratic candidates,”

Burrell Communications Group, an African-American owned communications firm, produced the Wright ad. The ad is running is running nationwide.

“The choices this election could not be any clearer.  Donald Trump not only promised to dismantle all of President Obama’s accomplishments, but he has continued to spread the racist birther lie, compared our communities to “war zones” and took the Alt-Right movement mainstream. We’re not taking anything for granted this election,” DNC Interim Chairwoman Donna Brazile said in a statement released today.


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Twitter: @LVBurke / Lauren Victoria Burke is an independent journalist who analyses politics and justice reform. She created, a blog that covers the work of African American members of Congress, in 2009. Ms. Burke has also been a staffer for the Senate Democratic Policy Committee and Director of Communications for Rep. Andre Carson (D-IN). She has had a very diverse career in politics and media and appears weekly on NewsOneNow with Roland Martin. She has also appeared on Hardball with Chris Matthews, Politics Nation with Al Sharpton and Up with Steve Kornacki on MSNBC. She is also a contributing writer for and Ms. Burke was born in the Bronx, New York and grew up on Long Island. She holds a B.A. in History from The American University. E-mail: Instagram: LVB325.