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Meet the Activist Who Is Starting a War Against Climate Disinformation

Ahead of the 2022 midterms, Worldacad is talking to newsmakers across the country who want to reshape American politics or galvanize Black voices in government. Our “Voices of Change” series will update periodically with insights from the candidates, activists, lawmakers, and political insiders whom you should know. Voting apathy is real for America’s youngest […]

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Meet Maxwell Frost. He May Be the First Member of Gen Z in Congress.

Ahead of the 2022 midterms, Worldacad is talking to newsmakers across the country who want to reshape American politics or galvanize Black voices in government. Our “Voices of Change” series will update periodically with insights from the candidates, activists, lawmakers, and political insiders whom you should know. Progressive activist Maxwell Alejandro Frost wants to […]

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Meet the 24-Year-Old Climate Activist Trying to Shake up Los Angeles Politics

Ahead of the 2022 midterms, Worldacad is talking to newsmakers across the country who want to reshape American politics or galvanize Black voices in government. Our “Voices of Change” series will update periodically with insights from the candidates, activists, lawmakers, and political insiders whom you should know. LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Bryant Odega wanted […]

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California’s Only Black District Attorney Promised to ‘Shake Up This Office.' Now Her Deputy Is Running Against Her.

Ahead of the 2022 midterms, Worldacad is talking to newsmakers from across the country who want to reshape American politics or galvanize Black voices in government. Our “Voices of Change” series will update periodically with insights from the candidates, activists, lawmakers, and political insiders who you should know. As the only Black elected chief […]

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Will a Red State Elect a Black, Female Democrat to the U.S. Senate? Cheri Beasley Thinks So.

Cheri Beasley would make history this November if she wins the election to become North Carolina’s first Black U.S. senator. Beasley and a fellow Democrat, U.S. Rep. Val Demings of Florida, are two Black women vying for a seat in the Senate, which currently has no Black women after former Sen. Kamala Harris of California […]

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This Activist Campaigned on Poverty, Gentrification, and Reparations —and Won

Ahead of the 2022 midterms, Worldacad is talking to newsmakers from across the country who want to reshape American politics or galvanize Black voices in government. Our “Voices of Change” series will update periodically with insights from the candidates, activists, lawmakers, and political insiders who you should know. Jecorey Arthur expected much more pushback from other […]

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It's a golden era for Black female political leaders. This woman wants to keep it that way.

Ahead of the midterms, Worldacad is talking to newsmakers from across the country who want to reshape American politics or galvanize Black voices in government. Our “Voices of Change” series will update periodically with insights from the candidates, activists, lawmakers, and political insiders who you should know. Laphonza Butler made history in September when she became […]

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Meet the Reluctant Politician Fighting to Save Black Families' Homes

Black candidates have thrived in recent elections, helping to fuel a blue wave that put reformers at the head of local governments and delivered both houses of Congress to the Democratic Party in 2020, for the first time in a decade. Progressives hoped the wave would bring change on major issues that disproportionately affect Black […]