Tag: women in politics

It Is Well With My Soul moves F.U.N. Fridays to Tuesdays with discussion of women in politics

It Is Well With My Soul moves F.U.N. Fridays to Tuesdays with discussion of women in politics

| November 25, 2014

FORT WAYNE—-According to the 2010 census, the gender makeup of Fort Wayne is 48.4 percent male and 51.6 percent female. The number of female voters has exceeded the number of male voters in every presidential election since 1964. Females outnumber males in number of registered voters. Yet, women are by far underrepresented in elected officials. […]

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Councilwoman-elect thanks public for support

Councilwoman-elect thanks public for support

| November 23, 2014

Thank you so much for your love and support during the past election season. Now the real work begins and I am excited to hear from you. While I appreciate all the votes and work that has been done on my behalf, I need your ongoing prayers and support for the journey ahead. I look […]

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Nation suffers because of underrepresentation of black women in politics

| March 31, 2014

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA)—The gaping underrepresentation of women of color on the political stage deeply undermines the American ideal of democratic representation. That’s a conclusion reached by the Center for American Progress and detailed in an article titled, “Why We Need a Political Leadership Pipeline for Women of Color.” The article, […]

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