Elizabeth Warren Receives Co-Sign From Group Of More Than 100 Black Women And Gender Non-Conforming Activists
"Should she fall short of her commitments to us and our communities, she will be held to account," the group said in its endorsement announcement.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren received an endorsement Thursday from a group of more than 100 Black women and gender-nonconforming activists. In a video released by Black Womxn For, a political safe space for all Black folks who do not claim male identity, the group's leadership explained that while every candidate has flaws, Warren was the candidate that most embodied the causes for the empowerment of all people.
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For her part, Warren has accepted the endorsement as a responsibility, tweeting that she is committed to continuing the fight for the issues that made her the group's choice in the first place."Black trans and cis women, gender-nonconforming, and nonbinary people are the backbone of our democracy and I don't take this endorsement lightly," Warren tweeted. "I'm committed to fighting alongside you for the big, structural change our country needs."
Last month, a Quinnipiac poll showed Warren's popularity at 20% among Black voters, an improvement from 10% in August but still well behind former Vice President Joe Biden who stands at 36%.Warren is set to take the stage at the next Democratic debate on Nov. 20 at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta.