The midterm elections are only 19 days away. There is talk about a “blue wave” but that is contingent upon people coming out to vote in massive droves. In 2016, the largest voting bloc was non-voters — an alarming 100 million people.

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This year, there are Black men and women running all over the country, from Texas to Florida to California. History can be made on November 6 as long as you show up to the polls. Below are ten candidates running for office.


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1. Ben Jealous For Maryland Governor

2. Vangie Williams Running For U.S. House To Represent The 1st Congressional District of Virginia

3. Stacey Abrams For Georgia Governor

4. Ayanna Pressley Running For Massachusetts 7th Congressional District primary

5. Colin Allred For Congress In Texas’ 32nd Congressional District

6. Antonio Delgado Running For New York state’s 19th District

7. Amara Enyia Running For Mayor Of Chicago

8. Cat Brooks Running For Mayor of Oakland