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Los Angeles Times | 6.3.22

Democrats seek to end California’s drought of Black men in Congress

California gave the nation its first Black vice president. But no part of the state has sent a Black man to Congress in more than 20 years. It’s a statistic so surprising that not even Black men running for House seats this cycle were aware of the drought in representation until the Los Angeles Times highlighted it in November. Keep Reading »

The 19th News | 5.25.22

How Stacey Abrams became a fundraising juggernaut

She’s again the Democratic nominee for governor in Georgia, with an appeal and donor base turbocharged by her voting rights advocacy and role in helping transform the state’s electorate. Keep Reading »

Miami Herald | 5.23.22

‘Maybe it’s time to try something else.’ Democrats backing diverse Senate candidates

Last week, Democratic voters in three states nominated a trio of attention-grabbing Senate candidates: a Black man who disavows moderate policies, a towering, tattooed lieutenant governor who insists on wearing shorts, and a Black woman who spent her career in the judiciary. The choices could signal a bigger change coming for Democrats. Keep Reading »

The News & Observer | 5.22.22

Black women candidates in NC poised to make history, but supporters say help is needed

North Carolina’s congressional delegation is expected to include more Black women next year, marking historic gains for the state. Keep Reading »

The 19th News | 5.17.22

Cheri Beasley won North Carolina’s Senate primary. Like other Black women, she laid the groundwork years ago.

Beasley has served as a judge in North Carolina for two decades, a key to her emergence as one of the most talked about Black women candidates for Senate. Keep Reading »