Earle, Ark., Elects Jaylen Smith, 18, The Youngest Ever Black U.S. Mayor
A recent high school graduate who still lives with his parents, ran on a progressive platform.
Wes Moore Makes History As Maryland’s First Black Governor
The Democrat defeated a Trump-backed far-right candidate.
State of Our Union: Reproductive RightsState of Our Union: Reproductive Rights
Errin Haines, DeWanda Wise and Vice President Kamala Harris discuss reproductive rights in the U.S. since the repeal of Roe v. Wade and remind voters to use their voices in elections.
NAACP President Urges Georgia Voters At Atlanta Churches To ‘Turn This State Black’
The stakes are high in two Peach State races that could cement Georgia’s trend toward the Democratic Party.
2022 Midterm Elections: The Black Candidates You Need To Know
From familiar faces to new kids on the block, these candidates bring a unique perspective to politics.
Georgia Breaks Record For Early Voting On First Day
Heavy turnout for this midterm election suggests there’s much interest in two high-stakes races.
Exclusive: A Conversation With Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot – Facing The Challenges As The Windy City Emerges From The Pandemic
In BET.com’s latest ‘Conversation With the Mayor’ we go to Chicago where the mayor explains how she has dealt with crime, the economy and other issues and how it has framed her.
Texas Mail-In Ballot Rejections Skyrocket With New Restrictions
Is this a sign of what’s ahead for voters of color in the upcoming 2022 midterm elections?
Andre Dickens Wins Atlanta Mayoral Race To Become City’s 61st Mayor
The city councilman surged past city council president Felecia Moore to take the city’s top job, replacing Keisha Lance Bottoms.
8 Critical Mayoral Elections Happening In U.S. Cities
From Seattle to New York and several cities in between, voters will decide in major races who will lead them.
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation National Town HallBlack Congressional Caucus Foundation National Town Hall
Journalist April Ryan talks to Black Congressional Caucus Chair Joyce Beatty and social justice leaders like Brittany Packnett Cunningham about health equity, voting rights and more.