Black women will be a force to be reckoned with in the 2022 midterm elections

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Black women will be a force to be reckoned with in the 2022 midterm elections

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(L-R) Kathy Barnette, Andrea Campbell and Maya Wiley are all expected to run in the 2022 midterms.AP / Getty file

More Black women ran in the 2020 cycle than ever before, and advocates expect 2022 will break that record.

The 2022 midterms are just barely starting to ramp up, but Black women political leaders and organizations are already laser-focused on getting more Black women elected, saying Kamala Harris' historic election as vice president is just the beginning.

According to strategists, operatives and organizers, candidates, states like Massachusetts, Virginia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee and New York are all top targets for Democrats and Black political activists to try to get more Black women into office.

Click here to read the full article published by NBC News on 13 May 2021.

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