Politics

Dylan Sellers, the National HBCU Manager of the Campus Vote Project, says historically Black colleges and universities have the power to swing elections and that’s the main reason why they are always under attack.

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.

As stealthy Republican lawmakers work to enact a redistricting plan that disenfranchises Black, Brown, and economically impacted people, one really starts to wonder, “What is Power?”

These change-makers are helping to implement policies that uplift the legacy of Martin Luther King's mission for equality and justice.

Harris' remarks, couched in the civil rights movement's legacy, push back on the idea that people can wait for a better time to pass voting rights legislation.

Biden's challenge Tuesday wasn't just to Senate holdouts, but for those who are waiting for some return to civility that has never existed for Black and other communities of color.

Former first lady Michelle Obama is kicking off the new year with more efforts to fight back against voter suppression in 2022.

President Biden's extension of a moratorium on federal student loan debt payments falls short of demands to cancel it altogether as the racial wealth gap continues to widen. Studies show that Black students are affected the most by student debt.

In the face of Republican opposition, Kamala Harris, the nation's first Black and woman vice president, cast the historic tie-breaking vote in the U.S. Senate to confirm Rachael Rollins as the first-ever Black woman to be U.S. attorney for Massachusetts.

Let's take a look at a few Black candidates who have announced their bid for governor in 2022.