Charlotte Post | Building a ‘pink wave’ of political participation in NC midterm cycle – Black women at forefront as candidates, voters

Feb 7, 2018

By Whitney M. Taylor

African-American women can be game-changers in North Carolina’s midterm elections.

After historical wins at the municipal, state and federal levels, including the election of Mayor Vi Lyles, America has seen a rise in black women candidates running for office.

In addition, with the election of Doug Jones in Alabama, Ralph Northam in Virginia and various elections around the country, political professionals saw the power of the black woman vote and its potential.

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