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Errin Haines


Could Biden Choose A New Running Mate In 2024?

Some Democrats say he should. Black women say he'd better not.


Black Women Have Faced Intense Scrutiny during Confirmations. Ketanji Brown Jackson Was the Latest.

In a polarized era, many point to what they see as a potent partisan strategy: the weaponization of Black womanhood.


Three Cabinet Secretaries on How Their Experiences Inform Their Leadership and Pandemic Response

Marcia Fudge, Jennifer Granholm and Gina Raimondo said they all had to staff up when they started running their agencies — but that it gave them a chance to diversify.


What’s in the $1.9 Trillion Pandemic Relief Package

The legislation, being considered by the House this week, has a number of measures that aim to incorporate racial and gender disparities as they address the coronavirus pandemic and economic struggles.


Vice President Kamala Harris Emphasizes Speed and Equity in Response to COVID-19 Crisis

In Harris’ first national sit-down interview since becoming vice president, she discusses her focus on an equitable response to the COVID-19 crisis with 19th editor-at-large Errin Haines.


Shirley Sherrod Holds ‘No Ill Will’ Against USDA Nominee Who Ousted Her

Shirley Sherrod hopes that if Tom Vilsack is confirmed, he will put a focus on Black farmers.


‘I Want to Be Part of Making This Work:’ Marcia Fudge Talks About How She Plans to Lead HUD

The Ohio representative speaks with The 19th in her first interview since being nominated to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development.