Black Women Unmuted is an independent news initiative that seeks to bridge the gap between the news about black women, the media outlets that could, and should, report it, and the audiences that crave it. Black Women Unmuted seeks to tell these stories in our own voices, providing deeper understanding of our role in reshaping democracy as our nation transitions into a truly multicultural society.

Young Black Women Want Atlanta’s Keisha Lance Bottoms to Bring More Than Her Black Womanhood To City Hall

All across America, Black women watched these mayors take over City Hall with great interest – and remain eager to hear more about how they are faring. We at Black Women Unmuted are responding to that desire with “Madame Mayor,” our series exploring governance issues in Atlanta; Baton Rouge; Charlotte; Chicago; New Orleans; San Francisco and Washington, D.C.
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