If Democrats fail to support and invest in Black candidates, grassroots leaders and voters the party will fall drastically short in the upcoming midterms and risk losing the advancements made since the onset of the Biden administration.
Of all the excellent candidates discussed to replace the vice president-elect in the Senate, Lee is the leader who can best command the role as Harris has.
From the White House to down-ballot elections, women of color forged the path to victory for Joe Biden and many more.
Count on Senator Kamala Harris to hold the Trump administration accountable for its failures—and show Americans how women of color lead.
Selecting the California senator as his running mate will fire up the most powerful Democratic base of all: women of color. But the movement continues.
Democrats need the enthusiasm of women of color like me to win. Without us, the country will suffer another four years of President Donald Trump.
It's time to turn back to the Democratic base—women of color—for solutions that will ensure this never happens again.