Higher Heights and Essence Hosts Post ‘She The People Presidential Forum’ Event, ‘The Road To 2020 Powered By Black Women ‘

Eight of the Democratic Presidential hopefuls descend on Houston last week for the “She The People Presidential Forum”–the first Presidential Forum dedicated solely to issues that affect women of color. Nearly 2,000 women attended the “for us, by us” event that tackled issues such as — racial, economic, gender, and social justice.

Immediately following the forum, Higher Heights, the only national organization dedicated to harnessing, organizing and mobilizing Black women’s political power teamed up with Essence — hosted #BlackWomenLead Cocktails and Conversation event that served as a talkback conversation about Black women’s issues and concerns to ensure they were clearly voiced and ranked as top priorities by candidates who seek their votes and support.

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