RACE, GENDER, AND POLITICAL REPRESENTATION

TOWARD A MORE INTERSECTIONAL APPROACH


The Washington Post

Women of color won congressional seats in record numbers. How will they legislate?

November 24, 2020
Monkey Cage
By Beth Reingold, Kerry Haynie and Kirsten Widner

Our research finds that Black and Latina female legislators focus especially on helping low-income communities of color.

NPR

Black Representation In Politics Is Poor Nationwide, Except In State Houses

August 15, 2020
Heard on Weekend Edition Saturday
Mallory Noe-Payne

Eighty-nine percent of elected office holders nationwide are white. But a new analysis of elected office holders shows that Black representation is close to parity in one place.

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