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September 25, 2019

Delegate Joseline Peña-Melnyk serves Maryland's District 21 (Prince George’s and Anne Arundel Counties).  

What is your first political memory that made you say, “I love politics.”

My community was threatened by a highway project. We organized, went to Annapolis

September 9, 2019

Ahead of the Majority is the story of women of color (not just women or voters of color) taking center stage. The report combines original data with existing data sources to analyze the 2018 Election through an intersectional lens. It offers important insights into wom...

September 1, 2019

We want to hear from The BGG community for Hispanic Heritage Month!

As part of our 2019 Hispanic Heritage Month Series, we are looking to share inspirational stories from Hispanic women in politics!

If you are interested in writing for us, here are the guidelines:


August 14, 2019

The BGG is proud to see our own Tiffany Dena Loftin featured as a #BlackHer Shero!

You can read the full interview here and a snipped from the interview is below.

Angela:  So, college was the launching pad for your activism.  What happened next?

Tiffany: After I gra...

August 11, 2019

As you might imagine, living in close proximity to Washington, DC, as a college student allows ample opportunity to engage in politics on a national level. However, my start in politics began at the local and state level on a handful of occasions.

During the 2004 electi...

August 5, 2019

As Black women, we’ve seen and heard a lot from the Trump administration, from the president referring to our beloved “Auntie”, Congresswoman Maxine Waters, as “low IQ”, to the Squad being told to “go back to the broken and crime infested places from which they came.”...

July 31, 2019

The BGG is proud to have our podcast as #2 on the list!

From Marie Claire:

We're only a few months in, but it looks like the 2020 election is shaping up to be yet another dumpster fire. With more than 20 Democratic candidates

already in the running and Trump vying for re...

July 29, 2019

We want to hear from The BGG community for our Back to School series!

We are looking to share inspirational stories from Black and Brown women who:

  • Are doing political work on their high school or college campus

  • Got politically engaged while in high school or co...

July 29, 2019

NPR's Sarah McCammon speaks to Democratic political strategists China Dickerson and A'shanti Gholar about the party's division on impeachment and what to expect at the upcoming debates. Listen below or here.

July 24, 2019

"My one piece of advice is to remember that everyone travels their own journey: Do not compare your timeline to anyone else's. You are exactly where you're supposed to be. Compare your own journey to where you were and to where you want to be."

Read the full piece here.

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The BGG Podcast Named One Of The 15 Best Political Podcasts to Prepare You for the 2020 Election by Marie Claire

July 31, 2019

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