Jessica A. Floyd

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Is Pete Buttigieg Black Voters' 2020 Presidential Dark Horse?

Is Pete Buttigieg Black Voters’ 2020 Presidential Dark Horse?

In advance of tonight’s Democratic presidential debate in Atlanta, we are reposting this June 2019 article about the Midwestern mayor who has captured the attention of Black voters and President Barack Obama’s former campaign manager.

The Policies & Candidates on Black Women’s Minds for 2020

“We are, as we always have been, in the forefront, but very few times are our issues spoken to directly.”

Is Congress Obsessed With Cannabis?

Cannabis—marijuana, hemp and cannabidiol (CBD)—is poised for major legislative action during the 116th Congress. Lawmakers…

Black Staff Matters: Behind the scenes with the Biden 2020 team

Black Staff Matters: Behind the Scenes with the Biden 2020 Team

“”I’m very proud to have a diverse and experienced staff; it’s important that this campaign has a wide range of perspectives, voices and backgrounds that reflect the America we live in,” Biden said

Q&A with Mayor Pete Buttigieg about his plans for communities of color:

Q&A with Mayor Pete Buttigieg about his plans for communities of color

“So many of the racial inequities in the justice of our society can be addressed when we are more intentional about supporting our most vulnerable Americans.”

The Six 2020 Candidates in Congress Explained

The Six 2020 Candidates in Congress Explained

A deeper look at the lawmakers running

A Call for Unity Among Two States of the Union

A Call for Unity Among Two States of the Union

Alongside his appeals for highly favorable causes, Trump slipped in red meat for his base with items such as the end of late-term abortion.

The Congressional Black Caucus Outlines Its Plans Of Action

The Congressional Black Caucus Outlines Its Plans Of Action

The Black community has a “tremendous amount to gain” during the 116th Congress

The federal shutdown and a Supreme Court decision place pressure on Black middle-class communities

The Federal Shutdown and a Supreme Court Decision Place Pressure on Black Middle-Class Communities

Middle-class Black neighborhoods are feeling a tight squeeze as the longest federal shutdown in United States history drags on.

Passing of the Anti-Lynching Bill—The Year of Righting Wrongs

The year 2018 saw catalysts spur the righting of historical wrongs committed against the African-American community such as lynchings and unsolved civil rights cold cases.