On January 20, 2021, Kamala Harris made history by becoming the first woman Vice President of the United States, being elected with her running mate, President Joe Biden. Continue reading Madame Vice President: Kamala Harris
By Sarah Ferris and Heather Caygle for Politico
When Democratic Rep. Brenda Lawrence lost her leadership race by a single vote, she looked up the last time a Black woman was elected to sit at her party’s leadership table in the House.
By Kait Hanson for Today
U.S. Senator Kamala Harris will make history on Wednesday when she is sworn in as the first female Vice President of the United States — but that’s not the only way the Biden-Harris team is making history.
Ritchie John Torres, New York City Councilmember for the 15th district, and Mondaire Jones, Democratic nominee for New York’s 17th congressional district, are the first openly gay Black men elected to Congress.
Black Georgia voters showed up in droves for the state’s pair of US Senate runoffs and voting rights groups say the high turnout plus aggressive organizing efforts helped solidify a historic win.
Tina Flournoy, Symone Sanders and Ashley Etienne join a steadily browning and diverse Biden administration.
Kamala Harris addressed Americans for the first time as vice president-elect of the United States, making history as the first woman, Black American and South Asian American to win the nation’s second highest office.
By Brady Rhoades
Montel Williams served his country for 22 years, and ever since, he’s been serving those who serve in the Armed Forces. Continue reading A Lifetime of Service
By Natalie Rodgers
On August 31, California lawmakers passed a new, unnamed piece of legislature that would increase diversity and inclusion rates in big California businesses. Continue reading New Law Requires Large Corporations to Diversify Boards
The Senate on Tuesday confirmed Gen. Charles Q. Brown to be the next Air Force chief of staff, making him the first African American leader of a military service as the Pentagon and the country grapple with a raft of racial issues. Continue reading Air Force general confirmed as first black chief of a U.S. military service
BECOMING is an intimate look into the life of former First Lady Michelle Obama during a moment of profound change, not only for her personally but also for the country she and her husband served over eight impactful years in the White House. Continue reading BECOMING – OFFICIAL TRAILER