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
Black women lawmakers on leaving Texas to thwart voting restrictions: "We had no choice" By NICKI MAYO Editor at Large Black Women Unmuted WASHINGTON _ At a time when she had planned to be celebrating her great-granddaughter’s birthday with family in Texas, state … [Read more...] about Texas Voting Rights Fight