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.
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 »
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 »
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 »
The black women vote for this election is important because we have to make sure that we continue the fight of all our African-American sisters who have paved the way for us in the past, like Shirley Chisholm. There was a time when women of any color were not allowed to vote and didn’t have… Read More »
I vote to keep the legacy of my foremothers alive. It’s because of them that my voice matters. Starrene Rhett Rocque Writer.Editrix.Author