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.
“If the Freedom Democratic Party is not seated now, I question America. Is this America, the land of the free and the home of the brave, where we have to sleep with our telephones off the hooks because our lives be threatened daily, because we want to live as decent human beings, in America?” Mississippi… Read More »
As a voting bloc, the most consistent and loyal voters are African American female voters to the Democratic party. The power of African American women in this 2016 election cycle cannot be underestimated, and it shows in the myriad ways that Hillary Clinton has courted Black women’s votes. Clinton’s almost weekly visits to Black churches,… Read More »
Women historically have served as the pillar of the family, and Black women especially as the matriarch. We know the statistics on how women drive both the decision and the dollar within households, and we need to expand that same power with our vote to ensure that our voice is heard and the issues that… Read More »
Black women are in a very powerful political position. Unfortunately, many black women are heavily impacted by social injustices that affect their households and communities such as losing husbands and children to the hands of law enforcement. The emotional burden of this national crisis is felt among every single Black woman in the United States.… Read More »
The activism of Black women is the harbinger of social and civil evolution. We’ve long been revolutionaries, organizers, agitators, and, most recently, entrepreneurs. Since 2008 we’ve also controlled election outcomes by voting in higher numbers than any other demographic. Those who don’t believe Black Lives Matter would love us to sit this election out; they’re… Read More »