In Nod to Shirley Chisholm, Cincinnati Councilwoman Brings Her Own Seat to the Table at Swearing-In Ceremony

Shirley Chisholm, the trailblazing New York congresswoman who was the first black woman elected to the U.S. House of Representatives and the first black candidate on a major party‚Äôs presidential ticket, once said, ‚ÄúIf they don‚Äôt give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair.‚ÄĚ The phrase served as a mantra and‚Ķ

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Ala. Mayoral Candidate Randall Woodfin Is a Sign of the Growing Progressive Movement in the South

Randall Woodfin believes any political revolution that takes off across the nation starts in cities like his hometown of Birmingham, Ala., where he is running as a progressive candidate for mayor. Sure, Donald Trump literally encouraged local police to abuse people in their custody, but the people with real power to…