From high school students to elected officials, people around the country expressed shock and shared various opinions on the U.S. Supreme Court’s 6-3 vote on Friday against the constitutional right to an abortion. “The Constitution does not confer a right to abortion,” Justice … [Read more...] about Nation Reacts to Supreme Court Decision Overruling Roe v. Wade
WHITE HOUSE CORRESPONDENTS ASSOCIATION HONORS ALICE ALLISON DUNNIGAN AND ETHEL PAYNE The two trailblazing Black women journalists are the first recipients of the WHCA’s newly created Dunnigan-Payne Prize for Lifetime Career Achievement By Black Women Unmuted … [Read more...] about Our White House Reporter Firsts, Unmuted
With "aye" votes from 53 U.S. senators, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson was officially confirmed as the nation's 116th -- and Black Womanhood's first -- Supreme Court Justice. The historic April 7 vote, presided over by Vice President Kamala Harris, fell largely along party lines, … [Read more...] about KETANJI BROWN JACKSON!
WHEW! Election Day 2021 was a nailbiter for the books! Black women candidates made major political gains in some states, and were locked in a few races too close to call in others. From City Hall to lieutenant governor's races in New Jersey and Virginia, and special congressional … [Read more...] about ELECTION 2021
Black women journalists in Washington share what it was like to cover the Sept. 11 2001 terrorist attacks. To mark the 20th anniversary of 9/11, Black Women Unmuted brought together editor-in-chief Sonya Ross and two of her White House beat colleagues, Kia Baskerville and … [Read more...] about Remembering 9/11: Black women journalists share their stories