politics

RBG could be honored with a monument at the U.S. Capitol

The Capitol is dominated by statues and portraits of White men

Is Ohio ready to elect a new member of ‘the Squad’? These progressives hope so.

Nina Turner is making news for her congressional run in the Rust Belt state

Southern Baptist leaders called Kamala Harris a ‘Jezebel.’ That’s not just insulting, it’s dangerous, experts say.

The Biblical reference has a long history of being used to justify violence against Black women in the United States

Black maternal health is in crisis. Here’s how lawmakers hope the ‘Momnibus’ package will help.

The bills address everything from maternity care for veterans to diversifying the perinatal health workforce

State legislatures got redder in 2020. It’s a ‘dire reality’ for abortion rights, advocates say.

29 state legislatures now have antiabortion majorities

The Capitol riot was uniquely traumatic for congresswomen of color: ‘We knew that we were targets’

For these lawmakers, the stress of experiencing racism and sexism was compounded

109 men have been mayor of New York. Maya Wiley says it’s time to elect a Black woman.

The former Bill de Blasio aide released a campaign video urging voters to ‘put your money where your mouth is’

America ‘needed’ Amanda Gorman’s words, her teachers say. She delivered.

The former Youth Poet Laureate has often said that she plans to run for president in 2036

These group texts were going off during the inauguration. We got the screenshots.

From a set of AKA sisters to a group of Republican friends, these women shared their texts

Rep. Barbara Lee is wearing Shirley Chisholm’s pearls at the inauguration

Chisholm was the first Black woman elected to Congress