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Welcome

Black Women Rising

Leveraging Our Collective Power

The mission of Black Women Rising is to leverage Black Women’s organizing skills, leadership potential and political power to influence and positively impact our community. We are an active, engaged and passionate group of African-American women. We use our collective power for the greater good.

We are Black Women Rising.

2019 Elections

A Closer Look

Sister Sojourner in 2018 we're still asking, "Ain't I a woman?"

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In 2018 Black Women continue to ask the question poised by activist & abolitionist, Sojourner Truth: Ain't I a Woman?"m All too often the resounding response is: no (continue)

MN AFRICAN AMERICAN FAMILY PRESERVATION ACT

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Black Women Rising supports passage of the non-partisan MN African American Family Preservation Act

 Click the email icon above to send and email to advocate Kelis Houston to find out how to support this bill.

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Democrats target Black voters 

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All of these Democrats are making explicit appeals to African-American voters in the early stages of announcing their plans to seek the presidential nomination. Read more