Politics

Kamala Harris Hopes for an African American Woman in the Senate Now hang on California">Kamala Harris Hopes for an African American Woman in the Senate Now hang on California

Kamala Harris, California Politics, African American Senate, KOLUMN Magazine, Kolumn
The focus is now shifting to another mega-Senate race in California, where Kamala Harris is the front-runner to replace retiring Sen. Barbara Boxer (D) in a contest that could pit two Democratic women of color against each other.
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BLM Activist DeRay Mckesson Falls Short in Bid for Baltimore Mayor’s Seat, Receives 2% of Votes">BLM Activist DeRay Mckesson Falls Short in Bid for Baltimore Mayor’s Seat, Receives 2% of Votes

DeRay Mckesson, Black Lives Matter, BLM, Baltimore Mayor
Democratic nominee Catherine Pugh emerged victorious in Baltimore’s mayoral primary on April 27. The former state senator was in a tight race with former Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon, winning the primary with 37 percent of the vote while Dixon picked up 34 percent, The Root reports.
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Ben Carson Backs Donald Trump, Criticizes GOP Outreach To Black Community">Ben Carson Backs Donald Trump, Criticizes GOP Outreach To Black Community

Ben Carson, African American Community, African American Politics, KOLUMN Magazine, Kolumn

Former Republican presidential nominee and famed neurosurgeon Ben Carson said that he trusts Donald Trump to address systemic racial disparities affecting the Black people, if the billionaire businessman wins the presidential election in November.

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Melissa Harris-Perry Joins ELLE.com as Editor-at-Large

Melissa Harris-Perry, MHP, Elle Magazine, Elle.com, KOLUMN Magazine, Kolumn

I could not be more thrilled to announce that Melissa Harris-Perry has joined ELLE.com as editor-at-large. In this role, Harris-Perry will focus on the intersection of race, gender, politics, and yes, even fashion, telling the often-overlooked stories of women and girls of color right here on ELLE.com and across ELLE's social platforms.

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