Roll Call | 3.23.23

At the Races: TikTok takeover – Shop talk: Stefanie Brown James

Stefanie Brown James is a co-founder and senior adviser of The Collective PAC, which works to elect Black candidates at all levels of government. Keep Reading »

The New York Times | 3.16.23

In Iowa, Kamala Harris Says Republicans Won’t Stop at Abortion

Vice President Kamala Harris said on Thursday that a lawsuit seeking to overturn federal approval of a widely used abortion pill amounted to an attack on “our public health system as a whole.” During her first trip to Iowa as vice president, Ms. Harris portrayed Republican attempts to impose a nationwide ban on abortion as immoral and extreme. Keep Reading »

The New York Times | 3.8.23

More Black Women Run for Office, but Prospects Fade the Higher They Go

A Black woman has never been a governor, and only two have been senators. Despite progress at lower levels of government, and one boundary-breaking vice president, familiar barriers are slow to fall. Keep Reading »

The Grio | 2.25.23

Virginia’s Jennifer McClellan reacts to historic election, plans to tackle climate change in Congress

“It blows my mind we're still having firsts. But, it’s a tremendous honor and responsibility,” Jennifer McClellan of Virginia’s 4th Congressional District told theGrio. Keep Reading »

USA Today | 2.22.23

Here’s what Black women say they need from the Democratic Party to win elections in 2024

Black women are helping fuel diversity in Congress and broke barriers in local races but fell short in major statewide contests in the midterm elections. Keep Reading »