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ESSENCE And Chase Expand Economic Opportunities For Black Women With Currency Conversations Campaign
Are you ready to take the pledge (and up your savings account game)?
Mayor Warren has made improving public education for the students of Rochester a primary focus of her two-term tenure.
ESSENCE caught up with the producer, actor and director of the short film "Quincy Brown" at the premiere of "Run Loubi Run."
One student is dead, and at least one other student is injured after a student opened fire Monday morning at Butler High School in Matthews, North Carolina, CNN reports. CMS […]
Candidate name: Cara McClure State: Alabama Bio: Cara McClure’s personal mission can be summed up with five P’s–”prayer, people, protest, policy, and polls.” Like a record number of Black women […]
The Enterprise, Alabama native has thrown her hat in the ring to be Alabama’s State Auditor.
Candidate name: Kiana Maria Sears State: Arizona Bio: Kiana Maria Sears is hoping to provide real change for the people of Arizona. The New Orleans native relocated to the Grand […]
Candidate name: Sandra D. Kennedy State: Arizona Bio: Sandra D. Kennedy has been serving the people of Arizona for decades. She was first elected to the Arizona House of Representatives […]
Candidate name: Aja Smith State: California Bio: Technical Sergeant Aja Smith comes from a long line of military service. Both of her grandparents served in the armed forces–her grandfather fought […]
Candidate name: Congresswoman Barbara Lee State: California Bio: Congresswoman Barbara Lee has been fighting for justice and equality in the Bay Area for the last four decades. After moving to […]
Candidate name: Rep. Karen Bass State: California Bio: Congresswoman Karen Bass was first inspired to give back to her community at a very young age. Even before being elected to […]
Candidate name: Congresswoman Maxine Waters State: California Bio: Congresswoman Maxine Waters has been “reclaiming her time” since she was first elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1990. Her […]
Name: Cat Brooks State: California Bio: An organizer, activist, and actor, Cat Brooks serves as the Executive Director of the Justice Teams Network, a network of grassroots activists providing rapid response […]
Name: Pamela Price State: California Bio: Pamela Price opened her own civil litigation firm in 1991, and has been a tireless advocate against sex- and race-based discrimination. Price successfully sued the California […]
Candidate name: Stephany Rose Spaulding State: Colorado Bio: Inspired by the contentious 2016 elections, Stephany Rose Spaulding decided to run for Congress in her adopted home of Colorado after attending […]
Candidate name: Jahana Hayes State: Connecticut Bio: Like many of the women who decided to run for office this year, Jahana Hayes never thought she would get into politics. An […]
In 2016, Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester became the first woman and first Black person to be elected to Congress from Delaware.
Candidate name: Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton State: District of Columbia Bio: Eleanor Holmes Norton is hoping that this election season, the residents of Washington, D.C. will give her another 2-year term to improve […]