@the_wing w/ @ljoywilliams hosting #BlackWomenLead #election watch party in #nyc w/ @Essence & @HigherHeights pic.twitter.com/hFvYi3nRHP— LisaLeid (@Digitalnista) November 7, 2018
“Black women are taking the lead — if we don’t, who will?” – @ProfessorCrunk— Melissa Kimble (@Melissa_Kimble) November 7, 2018
Here at @Essence’s #BlackWomenLead Election Night watch party with @HigherHeights. ♥️ pic.twitter.com/4VYxSyR9Q6
“We know that if America is in trouble, Black people should be sounding the alarm.” – @TamikaDMallory at @Essence’s #BlackWomenLead #ElectionWatchParty pic.twitter.com/KR1Yh87tm7— Melissa Kimble (@Melissa_Kimble) November 7, 2018
As election night ended, attendees celebrated the wins of women like Ilhan Omar, Tish James, Lauren Underwood, Lucy McBath and Ayanna Pressley. With another mid-term season done with, one can only hope that 2020 brings even more wins for Black women in politics.
Our final panel is underway with our co-founder @glyndacarr, @TamikaDMallory, and @TaranaBurke discussing "Why We're Here, Why this Moment is Historic, and Now What" #BlackWomenLead #ElectionWatchParty #Midterms2018 pic.twitter.com/z05WTYLwEa— Higher Heights PAC (@HigherHeightPAC) November 7, 2018