Our Voices

You don’t have to wonder what is one the minds of Black women when it comes to using the power of the vote to impact and uplift our community. Our voices is the collective community of Black women voters providing perspective on our unique power to influence this election and beyond.

Open Letter to Presidential Candidates Hillary Clinton (D) Donald Trump (R) Jill Stein (G) and Gary Johnson (L)

Today Higher Heights sent the following letter to the 2016 Presidential Candidates highlighting the issues important to Black women entering the 2016 Election Dear 2016 Presidential Candidates: In an effort to hear what issues Black women are most concerned with this election cycle, Higher Heights asked Black women across the country (at events and online),… Read More »

Election 2016: What Black Women Want

This article originally appeared on Huffington Post Black Voices | 10/1/2016 Monday night’s presidential debate might as well be described as an exercise in futility when it comes to what Black women want out of this election. Debate moderator, Lester Holt brought up race in broad terms, asking both candidates Clinton and Trump what they… Read More »

Black Women Will Decide the Next President

This article originally appeared on Huffington Post Black Voices | 9/27/2016 Without a doubt, women will play a critical role in the presidential election this year. In 2012, women overall had a higher voting rate (64 percent) than men (60 percent),according to the U.S. Census Bureau. However, the most powerful group of voters will be African… Read More »