Candice Norwood | The 19th
Cheri Beasley could win North Carolina’s Senate primary. Like other Black women, she laid the groundwork years ago.Tuesday’s primary in North Carolina will be the latest test for a slate of Black women running for Senate in this cycle’s midterm elections, with Democrat Cheri Beasley emerging as the likely nominee among a crowded field that includes six Black women — more than any other state. A seventh Black woman will also be running as an independent in the general election.
Biden has nominated 8 Black women to appellate courts, laying groundwork to fulfill campaign promiseIf all 8 of the president’s nominees are confirmed, he will have doubled the total number of Black women to ever serve on the nation's second-highest courts.