Lucy McBath

Georgia Rep. Lucy McBath, penned an emotional birthday letter to her son, Jordan Davis, a teenager killed by a white man angry over the volume of the music in the car in which he was a passenger in 2012.

With the passing of some of our political pioneers, their legacy and blueprints are left behind and being carried by the likes of Representatives Jahana Hayes, Ilhan Omar and Ayanna Pressley, to name a few. Here are 8 additional Black politicians you should know effecting change in America.

On this Mother's Day, the influential Mothers of the Movement -- women whose children have been killed by law enforcement -- has group has grown larger.

National Republican Congressional Committee’s regional press secretary, Camille M. Gallo, sent Rep. Lucy McBath a racist "for sale" sign, following her endorsement of Mike Bloomberg.

Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg has received a number of endorsements from Black politicians and clergy, despite his racist track record.

Folks are still endorsing the problematic nominee.

She is the mother of Jordan Davis was shot and killed in Nov. 2012.

Republican Rep. Karen Handel finally conceded.

Lucy McBath declares victory in the Georgia 6th Congressional District race.

Lucy McBath, the mother of Jordan Davis, earned the Democratic nomination in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District.

Davis, who has been on the front lines of the Black Lives Matter movement for some time, understands that Jordan is just one story of many in America. For him, the most immediate change can come on Black Friday, the third anniversary of Jordan's death.