Analysis | The presidential glass ceiling is still intact, but new report shows black women made gains in 2016


Analysis | The presidential glass ceiling is still intact, but new report shows black women made gains in 2016

Sen. Kamala D. Harris (D-Calif.) delivered the commencement address at Howard University on May 13 and encouraged students to fight policies of the Trump administration. (Howard University)
The 2016 presidential election was a major disappointment for Hillary Clinton supporters and those who particularly hoped to see a woman elected to the highest office in the country. But while the highest glass ceiling is still intact, a new report shows women of color broke some barriers in last year’s election.
The report, titled “Black Women in American Politics: 2017 Status Update,” was created by Higher Heights Leadership Fund and the Center for American Women …

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