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This edition: Power Rising - Women in Politics

Episode Details

Original tape date: February 22, 2018.

First aired: April 6, 2018.

Nearly a thousand black women from all over the country gathered for the Power Rising Summit held in Atlanta, GA in February. The event has been called the largest political gathering of Black Women in the country.

This report captures key moments from the event as Black America host, Carol Jenkins touches on how Black women have been instrumental in several key elections in the United States, yet make up less than 5% of elected officials in public office.

Guest List

Stacey Abrams Fmr. Georgia House Minority Leader

Luvvie Ajayi Author, "I'm Judging You"

Traci Blackmon Senior Pastor, Christ the King United Church

Keisha Lance Bottoms Mayor of Atlanta

Melanie Campbell President & CEO, National Coalition on Black Civic Participation & the Convener of the Black Women's Roundtable Public Policy Network

Glynda C. Carr Co-Founder, Higher Heights

Yvette D. Clarke Congresswoman, Dem., 11th Congressional District, Brooklyn

Rev. Leah Daughtry CEO, On These Things

Chirlane McCray First Lady/ New York City

Teresa Younger President & CEO, Ms. Foundation for Women

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