How Many Women Does It Take to Change a Broken Congress?

The next United States Congress will have at least 123 women in the House and Senate, including two Muslim-American women, two Native American women and two 29-year-olds.Ten more women could still win in midterm races that remain too close to call.

Source: How Many Women Does It Take to Change a Broken Congress? | Alternet

Stacey Abrams Campaign Calls On Brian Kemp To Resign As Georgia’s Election Chief

Abrams spokeswoman Abigail Collazo told CNN in a statement that Kemp should step down.

Source: Stacey Abrams Campaign Calls On Brian Kemp To Resign As Georgia’s Election Chief | HuffPost

Unite Against Hate – NOW Calls on Allies to Stand Up for Women of Color

Washington – – We are calling on the NOW grassroots movement and ally feminist organizations to join us in publicly denouncing all hate groups and

Source: Unite Against Hate – NOW Calls on Allies to Stand Up for Women of Color | National Organization for Women

Today Is the Anniversary Of The Voting Rights Act—But For Too Many Women Of Color, Voting Rights Are Far From Secure

The Voting Rights Act passed on August 6, 1965. For African American women, this was meant to deliver on the promise of the 19th Amendment to the U.S.

Source: Today Is the Anniversary Of The Voting Rights Act—But For Too Many Women Of Color, Voting Rights Are Far From Secure | National Organization for Women

Black Oregon legislator says campaigning in own district triggered 911 call

Rep. Janelle Bynum, a Democrat who is running for a second term this fall in the state House, said she was knocking on doors and talking to residents for two hours along Southeast 125th Avenue in Clackamas. She was taking notes on her cellphone from the conversation she’d had with someone at the second to last of about 30 homes on her list around 5:10 p.m. when a Clackamas County deputy pulled up to her.

Source: Black Oregon legislator says campaigning in own district triggered 911 call | OregonLive.com

Bernice King on the 50 years since her father’s death: ‘This nation is awoke’

Martin Luther King’s daughter believes the challenges of the past 15 months have strengthened her father’s legacy, not diminished it

Source: Bernice King on the 50 years since her father’s death: ‘This nation is awoke’ | US news | The Guardian