In political news, there's much at stake over the next year. Statewide elections were held across the nation Tuesday, and we've rounded up a few articles to help better explain the results and what they mean.
"Last night’s results should be a bellwether for not just abortion rights, but for many progressive policies Democrats will be running on in future state elections, and in 2020." (The Cut)
"The Republican Party’s long suburban nightmare entered another terrifying hour here: Democrats seized control of suburban Philadelphia’s Delaware County Council for the first time in history." (Politico)
What yesterday's elections may mean for the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), and how it may closer than ever to becoming a reality. (Vox)
"It takes a Black woman roughly 589 days to make what a white, non-Hispanic man can make in 365 days. And while many of the statistics focus on disparities with men, it’s also important to note that Black women are also paid significantly less than white women."
"Of, for and by the people, if people isn’t center to everything you’re doing, then why are you doing it?" Meet Kirsten Harris-Talley, she is running for State Representative in Seattle's 37th District, and is the first profile for our Women In Politics series.
Dear Leo: This month, look oh so deeply within. Look unafraid upon the truths that are revealed in this world of night and shadow. Pull off the mask of human perception and dive into the truth and beauty of your multifaceted, sacred soul - and do not turn away from what is before you.