READ: Black Female Political Leaders Demand DNC Invest In Their Leadership
READ: Black Female Political Leaders Demand DNC Invest in Their Leadership
The Democratic Party relies on Black women to be the most consistent and engaged progressive constituency, but rarely supports their political leadership. A group of 27 Black female political advocates and leaders released an open letter demanding that Democratic National Committee (DNC) chairman Tom Perez stop taking them for granted.
“We have voted and organized our communities with little support or investment from the Democratic party for voter mobilization efforts,” reads the letter, which was published bt NBC BLK yesterday (May 24). “We have shown how Black women lead, yet the party’s leadership, from Washington to the state parties, have few or …