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.

OpEd: Why the Politics of Black Girl Magic Are More Relevant than Ever

During Black History Month 2017, as we reflect on our past and look to our future, it’s undeniable that Black women are making moves and are a force to be reckoned with from business, to entertainment to politics, we are demonstrating how we truly lead and what the term #BlackGirlMagic is all about. As we… Read More »

Leveraging the Power of Black Women

On the eve of the 2016 presidential election, pundits and political watchers opined on whether the Obama coalition—the multiracial, multiethnic, cross-class coalition made up of African Americans, Latinos, women, young people, professionals, and economically populist blue-collar whites—would once again come together to elect the first female president in U.S. history. As the results began to crystalize that… Read More »

Survey: Fewer black women say that the Democratic Party ‘best represents’ their interests

Are black women losing faith in the Democratic Party? A new survey by the Black Women’s Roundtable and Essence magazine suggesting that’s the case was the basis for a lively debate Wednesday at the Congressional Black Caucus annual conference. Dozens of women packed into a ballroom at the Washington Convention Center to hear results of the annual… Read More »