Georgia State Rep. Mesha Mainor, a Black woman elected as a Democrat who just joined the Republican Party this week, is being criticized for abandoning her constituents.


Former Hawaii Congresswoman and failed presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard claimed the Democratic Party was working "to undermine our God-given freedoms."

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Now-former Democratic party deputy treasurer Barbara Goldberg Goldman stepped down following an email she wrote to party members questioning whether Maryland could successfully elect a Black candidate for governor.


Black voters are all dressed up with nowhere to go as the normalization of thinly veiled white power fascism becomes unbearable. The divide is not political, it’s moral.

South Carolina Congressman and House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn is not only seeking re-election at the age of 81, but he is also all but daring any candidates to challenge him for the seat he's held for nearly the past three decades: "Come get it."

But Black voter engagement requires more than a verbal commitment. Mondale Robinson, the founder of the Black Male Voter Project, says both parties talk a good game but where they stand on the issues matters.

Clyburn echoed concerns about Senate obstruction on constitutional rights, calling for an exception to the filibuster.

Massachusetts Rep. Ayanna Pressley's rebuttal to the State of the Union address will make her the third Black woman in two years to respond to in an official political capacity.

The Democratic Party of Virginia rejected a $2,500 donation from Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax.

Stacey Abrams rejected the idea that Democrats can't win with a Black woman running for president.

But the Brooklyn congressman isn’t worried.

Democracy for America wants to send a signal with the appointment of a Black women CEO.