Sharon Austin is a professor of political science at the University of Florida. She taught in the Pan African Studies Department at the University of Louisville and later in Political Science/African American Studies Departments at the Universities of Missouri and Florida. She now specialize in African American Studies and minority politics.
Women will gain at least 14 seats in the 117th Congress, setting a new record for female representation. In 2018, the nation elected 127 women – and 48 women of color – to the House and Senate. Next Jan. 3, at least 141 women, including 51 women of color will be sworn in. Eight races […]