Rallying Around Lynch Nomination, Black Women Flex Their Political Muscles

Glimpse a preview of dynamics that will shape the 2016 election cycle in the contest over Loretta Lynch’s nomination as Attorney General. As the first African American woman XXX AG NOMINATION LYNCH HDB2403.JPG A HKN USA DCslated to occupy that office, Lynch signals a degree to which race and gender no longer
determine access to political power in the United States. Even more noteworthy, Lynch has not been alone. Organized black women activists have turned out to lend her their voices and their influence. It is this force in American political culture – that of African American women – that will be aimed at debates about race, gender, and politics in 2016. And they will make a difference. More here

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