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2022 Year End Review

What Activists Have To Say About Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson’s First Day On The Supreme Court

More than 1,000 Black women leaders call on Biden administration to step up efforts to free Brittney Griner

Unprecedented Personal Statements by DNC Leaders as Roe Ruling Breaks

NH political leaders defend state’s first-in-the-nation primary

Reconnecting McDowell: Still making a difference

AFT bookmobile brought 40,000 books to McDowell County to give away"We are taking this bookmobile around the country to encourage children to read and for families to read with children," she said. "Our commitment this year is to give away 1 million books all across the country."

Tina Flournoy, Harris’ chief of staff, is leaving the administrationShe’s part of a group of Black political operatives who’ve worked together in Democratic politics for decades, including Donna Brazile, Minyon Moore, Leah Daughtry and Yolanda Caraway.

The DNC is considering changing how the party picks its presidential candidatesLEAH DAUGHTRY: We cannot be stuck in a 50-year-old calendar when we're trying to win 2022 and 2024 elections - that it has to be an ever-evolving process.

Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Confirmation Will Bring About Dramatic Shifts in PowerAs Leah Daughtry shared with The 19th, “This moment for me is both a symbol for our children, for our nation, that a Black woman can serve on the Supreme Court. And it is substance. … She is bringing her lived experience, what it means to be a public defender, what it means to be a judge, what it means to be a Black woman to the bench, a perspective that we have never had in 233 years on the Supreme Court.”

Democrats abandoned Ketanji Brown Jackson. Black women came to bear witnessLeah Daughtry knew she had to be there. Even though Ketanji Brown Jackson wasn’t in the hearing room in the Hart Senate Office Building as the Senate Judiciary Committee’s vote ended in a deadlock on Monday, Daughtry turned up for one very important reason.

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