Since the Dakota Access Pipeline protests and election of Donald Trump, the participation of Native people in electoral politics has increased.
Fresh from a historical victory, now she prepares for the biggest campaign of her life.
“By passing this act, it will prevent the United States Department of Justice coming into our states and enforcing laws that we have decided are unjust and unfair,” said Kamala Harris.
Women are running in record numbers. This is what it looks like.
KNOCK. IT. OFF. You know good and well that #Oprah2020 is a terrible idea that must not be given any more life.
And no, I am not about to launch into a personal attack on Oprah. Some of y’all get too excited about attacking Black women. Comin’ for Oprah’s neck like she announced she was running.
I don’t think that Oprah Winfrey will run because she respects the process of government and knows that it is not her lane.
But her endorsement carries a lot of weight.
For years, I rarely told people that I worked for US Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney.
At first, it was because I was concerned for my safety. Then I feared for my reputation. And after those feelings dissipated, I was embarrassed because I failed her, and in ways failed me.