When it comes to running your small business, one of the greatest assets you can acquire to help you succeed is a government contract. Continue reading The Types of Government Contracts & What You Need to Know
By John Fritze, USA TODAY
President Joe Biden’s nominee for a powerful appeals court who is also being watched as a potential future Supreme Court pick cleared a procedural hurdle Thursday in the Senate and is on track for confirmation as soon as next week. The Senate also confirmed Zahid Quraishi as the nation’s first Muslim federal judge. Continue reading Biden’s pick for appeals court, Ketanji Brown Jackson, clears Senate hurdle despite GOP opposition
By CHLOEE WEINER, NPR
Vice President Harris on Friday described a political moment “unlike any era that came before” as she addressed the graduating class of the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. Continue reading Vice President Harris Becomes The First Woman To Speak At U.S. Navy Commencement
Before Byron Donalds became a congressman, he worked in banking and insurance and was a Florida state representative. Growing up, he says he was an apolitical registered Democrat. But the party’s promises of individual liberty and conservatism made him want to be a Republican. Continue reading Meet Byron Donalds, Florida’s third-ever Black Republican in Congress
By Nicquel Terry Ellis, CNN
A new wave of Black women are breaking barriers as they ascend to mayoral seats in cities with deeply rooted histories of racism and inequality. Continue reading The number of Black women mayors leading major cities to reach historic high. Here is why they are winning
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.