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Sheila Jackson Lee Trails John Whitmire In Houston Mayoral Race As Early Voting Begins

A new survey suggests that the congresswoman is behind among most demographics.

Houston Mayoral Candidates Campaign To Broaden Support As Runoff Approaches

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee must reach out to independents and Republicans, as well as have high Black voter turnout to win, analyst says.

Mayor Races: Cherelle Parker Makes History In Philadelphia, Sheila Jackson Lee Headed For Runoff

Parker becomes Philly’s first female mayor, but Jackson Lee must fight one more election round.

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Blasts Mayoral Race Opponent Over Leaked Audio Of Her Berating Staffer

‘This is a low-handed political tactic,’ the Texas congresswoman says.

U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Likely To Compete In Runoff For Houston Mayor, Poll Shows

The new data suggests it’s a two-candidate race.

Shiela Jackson Lee, John Whitmire Lead Houston Mayoral Election Polling

The 14-term congresswoman would become the first Black woman to hold the office if elected.

This Week In Good Black News: Colin Kaepernick's New Book Highlights Black History, Don Lemon Slays First Gig Since Leaving CNN And Venus Williams Conquers The Tennis Court...Again

Plus, Missouri Rep. Cori Bush demands reparations.
Jonathan Majors, Jodie Turner-Smith and Snoop Dogg.

Bring That Week Back: Jonathan Majors, Jodie Turner-Smith And Snoop Dogg

Also, Ed Gordon makes his return to BET.

U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Hopes To Make History As The First Black Woman To Be Elected Mayor Of Houston

The longtime congresswoman is joining a crowded race to replace Mayor Sylvester Turner.

Brittney Griner’s Wife, Rep. Sheila Jackson Join Call For Russia To Release WNBA All-Star

She has been detained for as long as three weeks, some reports say.

EXCLUSIVE: The Jan. 6 Insurrection One Year Later: Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Recounts One of the Worst Days in American History

In an interview with, the Texas congresswoman remembers the danger she found herself in when domestic terrorists stormed the citadel of democracy.