Delegate Warns Black Women Will 'Blow Up' Democratic Party If This Happens

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A delegate for President Joe Biden's reelection campaign says Black women will "walk away" from the Democratic party if the presumptive nominee were to be replaced by another white man over Vice President Kamala Harris.

During a recent appearance on "The Stephen A. Smith Show," Areva Martin, a California delegate for Biden for President, issued the warning amid calls for Biden to be replaced as the Democratic nominee for president following his debate performance last week.

Martin said Democrats should "stay the course" by supporting Biden or replace him with Harris instead of another white man.

“First of all, Stephen, who are we agreeing? There is a long list of Democrats: Kamala Harris, Gavin Newsom, Gretchen Whitmer,” Martin told host Stephen A. Smith. “The list goes on and on and on … Where is there a consensus? You’ve got to build consensus and there is not consensus right now."

"If you pick a white man over Kamala Harris, black women, I can tell you this, we gon’ walk away, we gon’ blow the party up.” she added.

Smith then asked Martin who Black women would put their support behind if the Democratic party chose to pursue another candidate.

“So where are we getting agreement from on who this ideal Democratic candidate should be?” Martin continued. “Tell me that. Nobody’s told me who it should be. And then tell me how you’re gonna get the 4,000 delegates, which I am one of them. I’m a delegate coming from California. So who’s going to step out? One, tell Joe Biden he’s got to step aside because … everyone is not being mature about this process.”

“Joe Biden is not just the president; there’s a whole team of people, there’s an administration,” she added. “So if Joe Biden, when he gets reelected, which my prediction is that he will, he brings with him Kamala Harris, the most diverse administration in the history of this country. Y’all need to just stay the course. We got more black judges appointed under Joe Biden than anyone, even President Barack Obama.”

See Martin's full remarks on "The Stephen A. Smith Show" below.

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