Politics

Wednesday's events are undoubtedly one of the first challenges to President-elect Joe Biden's victory.

The Rev. Raphael Warnock is projected to beat Republican incumbent Kelly Loeffler to become the first Black U.S. Senator from Georgia following an intense runoff campaign and close election.

"President Trump’s last-ditch attempt to pressure the Georgia Secretary of State to overturn the unequivocal results of the presidential election places our democracy squarely at a crossroads," the LDF said in a released statement.

With the passing of some of our political pioneers, their legacy and blueprints are left behind and being carried by the likes of Representatives Jahana Hayes, Ilhan Omar and Ayanna Pressley, to name a few. Here are 8 additional Black politicians you should know effecting change in America.

Jackson Lee says the new COVID-19 relief bill signed by the House includes $2,000 for Americans + $2,000 for their dependants, an extension of the eviction moratorium and more.

Exit polling available from November suggests Black voters made up 29% of the electorate, but they make up 30% of registered voters. This could mean there’s an opportunity for growth heading into the runoffs.

In the entire 231 years that the U.S. Senate has existed, there have only been 10 senators who are Black. Just two of that already small number are women.

California Gov. Gavin Newsom's decision against picking a Black woman to fill Kamala Harris' U.S. Senate seat has set off a political firestorm on social media.

As a member of the House Judiciary Committee Bush will be among a group of legislators committed to oversee and reform policies at the Department of Justice and Homeland Security, as well as criminal and judicial proceedings, espionage and terrorism.

Michigan’s former elections director discusses "the race factor" in Detroit for the 2020 presidential election.

Leslie T. Fenwick, the former dean emeritus of the Howard University School of Education and a professor of educational policy and leadership, has emerged as one of Joe Biden's cabinet finalists to lead the U.S. Department of Education.