This election cycle, “identity politics” has become one of the phrases that joined the political lexicon. Even though it’s now widely used, many people are still unsure of what “identity politics” means. Identity politics refers to the political interests of women, minorities, and other marginalized groups in American politics. These interests are far-ranging and include everything…

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Marcus is a freelance writer and political scientist from Orlando. He is an avid NBA fan and enjoys eating anything spicy. You can read more of his work at weekendpolitics.com.