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Before Stacey Abrams changed Georgia politics, she learned hard work in Mississippi
Stacey Abrams, who won Georgia’s Democratic nomination for governor, grew up on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, where she and her five siblings learned about service to others from their United Methodist minister parents.
Kamala Harris, America’s first female vice president-elect, makes history
Vice-President Kamala Harris will become the country’s highest-ranking woman in politics, joining President-elect Joe Biden in the White House.
Climate Voting to Protect God’s Creation
Commentary: Many Americans, particularly Black Americans of faith, will vote to take responsibility as guardians to the greatest gift that God has bestowed upon us.
Electionland 2020: Polling Place Safety, Misinformation, Mask Issues and More
The article originally appeared on ProPublica.org, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. New from ProPublica Pennsylvania’s New Vote-by-Mail Law Expands Access for Everyone Except the Poor In America’s poorest big city, language barriers, unstable housing...
Electionland 2020: Absentee Vote Tracking, Drop Boxes, Poll Watchers and More
The most recent headlines on record early voting, election litigation and disinformation.
Electionland 2020: Florida Felon Voting, Election Websites, DOJ Policies and More
This article originally appeared on ProPublica.org, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. New From ProPublica In Florida, the Gutting of a Landmark Law Leaves Few Felons Likely to Vote State officials don’t know how many felons are registered or eligible...
Electionland 2020: PA Voting, NYC Absentee Ballots, Legal Battles and More
The latest headlines on election funding, mail-in voting, and misinformation.
Upset with elected officials after COVID-19 halted her business, woman registers people to vote
Frustrated by the response of elected officials after the pandemic slowed her business, Cassandra Wilson has used her down time for something she’d never done before: registering Mississippi Delta residents to vote.
Electionland 2020: USPS Mailers, Pandemic Voting, Get Out the Vote Efforts and More
The latest headlines on making a voting plan, the mail ballot supply chain, and election litigation.
Electionland 2020: Nursing Home Voting, Election Guides, Creative Enfranchisement and More
The latest headlines on USPS scrutiny, mail voting news and election lawsuits.
Women, Black History, and the Right to Vote
Roslyn M. Brock, Associate Minister at the historic Alfred Street Baptist Church in Alexandria, VA, and the youngest person elected Chairman of the NAACP National Board, speaks on social justice, Black history, and celebrating the 100th anniversary of women gaining the right to vote.
Before Kamala Harris became Biden’s running mate, Shirley Chisholm and other Black women aimed for the White House
Many African American women have run for president of the US, despite the enormous barriers facing both Black and female candidates. Biden’s pick puts a Black woman much closer to the Oval Office.