The Historic Political Gains Made By Black Women In 2018

Donna M. Owens Dec, 20, 2018 When Ayanna Pressley heads to Congress in January, the newly elected Massachusetts representative will work from the same office that Shirley Chisholm once occupied decades ago. The symbolism is powerful: Chisholm was the first Black woman elected to Congress 50 years ago, while Pressley

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April Ryan: Trump Sends a Message When He ‘Denigrates Black Women’ So Much

by Josh Feldman | Nov 10th, 2018 American Urban Radio Networks White House correspondent April Ryan has a new op-ed in the Washington Post calling out President Donald Trump for his continued attacks on the press. Specifically, for the way he insulted not just her, but PBS’ Yamiche Alcindor and

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Muslim, African-American, Native American, Trans: Meet the Pioneering Women Running For Office in the 2018 Midterm Elections

Beth Greenfield & Elena Sheppard Friday, Oct. 26, 2018 As you may have noticed, the “Year of the Woman” catchphrase — originally used in 1992, when voters elected more women to Congress than ever before in the wake of Anita Hill’s allegations against Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas — is

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These Tech Co-Founders Are Diversifying The Industry and Training Black Professionals To Find Dream Careers

Chasity S. Cooper Oct. 26, 2018 In an age where content is king and African American consumers continue to prove that they are the drivers of culture, many tech companies remain tardy to the party when it comes to adequately hiring black and brown technologists for a variety of roles.

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Dramatic Increase In Women of Color as 2018 Candidates

By Sarah Ruiz-Grossman 10/11/2018 12:01 pm ET The 2018 midterm elections have already broken barriers for representation among candidates for political office: A record number of women ran and won in the primaries, and an unprecedented number of LGBTQ candidates also ran and have won so far. And now a

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