black women in politics

An African American retired federal judge from Alabama, first in the state's history to be exact, made it his mission to speak out in protest of the potential nomination of Black female Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to occupy Justice Stephen Breyer's soon-to-be-vacant seat on the Supreme Court.

As he struggled to survive the 2020 Democratic primary, Joe Biden made a striking pledge before voting began in heavily African American, must-win South Carolina: His first Supreme Court appointment would be a Black woman.

MSNBC has hired Symone Sanders, former aide to President Joe Biden and spokeswoman for Vice President Kamala Harris, to host shows on its television and streaming services.

After already breaking barriers as the first woman and Black person to be elected as New York State Attorney General, Letitia James is continuing her rise in the political ranks with reports that she'll be entering the run to be NY Governor in 2022.

Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault-Newman has filed a motion seeking to join a lawsuit against the Trump presidential campaign alleging pay discrimination. Omarosa claims she was paid significantly less than her white male counterparts on the campaign, Voxreports, and “the numbers don’t lie,” she said of the suit. “To hear that there were so many other women who got paid 20 […]