She Didn’t Win The Mayor’s Seat, But Alissia Canady Remains A Force In Her Community

Alissia Canady is a black woman from Kansas City’s east side. In the crowded primary race for mayor last year — there were 11 candidates — she was the only woman of color. Canady, who is 40, came in third. But don’t call that outcome a failure. Quinton Lucas was one of Canady’s opponents in … More She Didn’t Win The Mayor’s Seat, But Alissia Canady Remains A Force In Her Community

Oregon Politicians Of Color Say They’re Hearing More Racist Rhetoric With Trump In Office

A group of elected officials in Oregon recently posted a video denouncing the Trump administration’s plan to weaken protections for homeless transgender people and undocumented immigrants who receive federal subsidized housing. Metro Councilor Juan Carlos González was just one of the politicians in the video, a joint effort by Metro, Multnomah, Clackamas and Washington counties, and Gov. Kate … More Oregon Politicians Of Color Say They’re Hearing More Racist Rhetoric With Trump In Office