Aimee Allison: This squad of bold women of color is arriving in the nation’s capital on the people’s steam, not on the coattails of establishment Democrats.
Aimee Allison: Women of color won this year by organizing on the ground, reaching out to communities of color, and subsequently inspiring a record number of voters (for a midterm election) to go to the polls.
Aimee Allison: Women of color are showing the nation that we are on the cusp of a new progressive and political era in America.
Aimee Allison: A powerful example lies in the more than 400 black women running for office this year. There’s also been a surge in Latinx and Asian-American women seeking election, as well as a historic number of Native American women.
Aimee Allison: Stacey Abrams’s Georgia campaign represents the first time a statewide candidate is embracing the political hopes and dreams of black women — who make up a whopping 30 percent of the Democrats in the Georgia primary — as the engine of its campaign.
Aimee Allison: For the first time in my 25 years of political advocacy and electoral work, the truth about the central role black women play in ensuring justice in this country is breaking through.
At PowerPAC+’s Race Will Win the Race conference, Alida speaks up for the countless families and communities impacted by our broken immigration system and challenges progressive leaders to go beyond campaign promises to enact meaningful immigration policy change.
Hillary Clinton Iowa Primary — There is a new majority emerging, and it’s about states where people of color will make the difference.