Black women have been pivotal in shaping democracy and the ongoing fight for voting rights. In the 2020 election, they made a decisive impact in races across the country. Yet, their struggle for social justice has not translated into equality and improved overall well-being.
As we analyze the results of local elections in 2023 and prepare for next year’s presidential election, how will we recognize and support Black women’s fight against economic hardships and the dismantling of rights? Will policymakers craft bold policies necessary to close the economic gaps for Black women and create a more inclusive democracy for us all?
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