On June 2, nearly 10 Black women filed to run for U.S. Congress and State Senate and House Representative seconds before the deadline.
With over 40 African American candidates expected on the U.S., State, municipal ballot, this year’s primary will change the political discourse on the impacts of racism in Minnesota.
She founded Black Women Rising (BWR) after years of working in DFL politics training and coaching other candidates, many of whom were White.
This is the first time in Minnesota history that an African American woman ran for State Senate and there are four of them.
To learn more about Black Women Rising and the candidates, visit the website at www.blackwomenrising.net.