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These Black Women Are Making HERstory In Elections For Minnesota State Senate

1 month ago   |   By News One

Several women are currently fighting tooth and nail to become the first Black woman to serve in the Minnesota Senate. Marla Helseth, Farhio Khalif, Erin Maye Quade, Zaynab Mohamed, and Clare Oumou Verbeten have a chance to make history in November.
“Since day one, this campaign has been about making life easier, not harder, for working-class and middle-class Minnesotans,” Mohamed tweeted. “Thanks to you, I am humbled and honored to say that I am the DFL nominee for Minnesota Senate in District 63! EasierNotHarder”
Since day one, this campaign has been about making life easier, not harder...
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Seven Black Women Are Campaigning To Become The First Black Woman In The Minnesota Senate

Seven Black Women Are Campaigning To Become The First Black Woman In The Minnesota Senate

1 month ago   |   By News One

Seven female political candidates are currently fighting tooth and nail to become the first Black woman to serve in the Minnesota Senate. In November, Zuki Ellis, Marla Helseth, Huldah Hiltsley, Farhio Khalif, Erin Maye Quade, Zaynab Mohamed, and Clare Oumou Verbete will face off for a chance to make history.
The candidates are largely Democrats except for Helseth, who is the only Republican campaigning in the competitive race.
“I hope it does lead the way and open the door for others to run,” she told Kare 11 about the historical moment. “It would be wonderful if I were to be the first...
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