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Tamarra Kemsley

Tamarra Kemsley
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Tamarra Kemsley is a freelance journalist, podcast producer, and former organizer for Beto O'Rourke's 2018 Senate campaign. She has an M.A. in Islam and the Middle East from Hebrew University. Find her on Twitter @tamarranicole.

What’s Next for Texas Democrats After 2020?

Democratic hopes couldn’t have been higher for Texas going into the 2020 election season. Just four years after Donald Trump won the...

Distance Worship: Faith Leaders Managing Communities During COVID

Rev. Caleb Turner will be the first to admit his ministry didn’t begin 2020 ready to respond to a pandemic. 

Dallas Megachurch Leader Encourages Christians to Pray for Biden

The prominent evangelical minister Robert Jeffress is generating headlines this week after referring to Joe Biden as the president-elect in a recent...

Why Nearly Half of Texas’ Latinx Voters Backed Trump

Democrats have long held that Texas was marching steadily toward their camp, with the state’s ever-increasing share of Latinx voters helping to...

Texas Televangelist Sows False Hope for a Trump Election Win

Texas televangelist Kenneth Copeland, a Pentecostalist based in Fort Worth, is generating headlines after a clip of him refusing to accept President-elect...

Texas Faith Leaders: Count Every Vote

Religious leaders from across Texas are encouraging voters to keep the faith in the U.S. election system and allow for the counting...

Texas Evangelicals Flock Once More to Trump, Exit Polls Suggest

While the race for president remains too close to call nationwide, Donald Trump pulled off a comfortable victory in Texas thanks in...

Biden and Harris Open Up About Their Faith

Joe Biden, born during World War II to Irish Catholic parents, and Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), a late Baby Boomer raised in...

Texas Mormons Are Famously Loyal to GOP, but Some Are Voting for Biden

Donald Trump, with his dire declarations of Christianity being “under siege” and promises of power to its followers, has spent his political...

Key Christian Values Being Tested in Tarrant County Sheriff’s Race

Tarrant County’s sheriff race between incumbent Bill Waybourn and Democrat Vance Keyes is a chance to weigh in on a foundational Christian...

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