Latest from Vanessa Williams
The Democratic presidential candidate faces pressure to put aside an old playbook that has placed a premium on experience in the nation’s highest elected jobs — positions that have largely eluded black women.
  • Jul 19, 2020
Relying mostly on grass-roots support and their own grit, women of color defied conventional political wisdom in 2018.
  • Jun 29, 2020
Keisha Lance Bottoms’s honesty about her experiences have won her wide praise.
  • Jun 25, 2020
The social media spots accuse President Trump and supporters of strict voting laws as "suppressing black voices and votes."
  • Jun 22, 2020
May brought a glaring accrual of trauma to black communities, from coronavirus deaths to racist incidents caught on tape.
  • May 31, 2020
The head of a civil rights legal group is “deeply concerned” over a response from the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  • May 22, 2020
Although she declined to run for the U.S. Senate this year, Abrams hopes to help Democrats flip the upper Chamber.
  • May 21, 2020
Abrams is mounting an unusually public campaign to become Joe Biden’s running mate, potentially creating disappointment if he chooses someone else.
  • May 15, 2020
The feelings of fear and uncertainty are all too familiar to African Americans and other people of color.
  • May 8, 2020
The study by an AIDS research foundation warns that reopening the nation's economy too soon could put black Americans at greater risk of contracting the novel coronavirus and dying of covid-19.
  • May 6, 2020