"Black women marched and organized and fought for our right to vote. They pressed on knowing that, one day, Black women would be a force in our democracy."— VP-Elect Kamala Harris
Black women have historically dared to challenge white supremacy, and were long kept from ascending to the heights of power because of it.
Election 2020 came down to the wire in the battleground states of Georgia, Nevada, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, and Arizona.
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Speaker Nancy Pelosi also urged the caucus to focus on an "agenda of lowering health care, better paychecks, building infrastructure.”
Alicia Garza, Senior Advisor to Care in Action—the policy and advocacy home for the over two million domestic workers and care workers across America—on what to expect from Black women voters.
“Nobody could replace John Lewis,” Williams said. "He paved the way and showed me the way.”
As Election 2020 hangs in the balance, former Vice President Biden told supporters in Delaware, "We believe we are on track to win this election... keep the faith."
Republicans have strategically framed the Biden-Harris ticket as an anti-police, “socialist” ticket, but that couldn’t be anything further from the truth.
This could be a long fight. We don’t know exactly how November 3rd and the days that follow will play out. But even if we win, the work can’t stop.
Black women have made strides in the political space, but we’re not done yet. Below are 20 races where Black women can make a lasting impact on Election Day.
"Black women marched and organized and fought to give us the right to vote. Many never got to vote themselves. But they pressed on knowing that, one day, Black women would be a force in our democracy."— Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris
Black women have significantly shaped the agenda for the country. And we are more determined than ever before to hold whoever wins this presidential election accountable.
Black women continue to be strong, leading voices in the community. We must be the ones to lead the charge to drown out the bad actors that look to spread inaccurate information.