About Nadia E. Brown

Nadia E. Brown is an associate professor and University Faculty Scholar of political science and African American studies at Purdue University. Professor Brown is the author of the award-winning Sisters in the Statehouse: Black women and Legislative Decision Making. And the lead editor of Politics, Groups and Identities.

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Tish James
December 11, 2021
New York State Attorney General Letitia James announced that she was suspending her campaign for governor and will seek re-election.
New York Attorney General Letitia James
November 1, 2021
Stacey Abrams’s status as the only Black woman to win a major party’s nomination for governor may be erased this election cycle.
Reps. Cori Bush, Maxine Waters and Ayanna Pressley, theGrio.com
August 3, 2021
Reps. Cori Bush, Maxine Waters and Ayanna Pressley are standing in the gap for Black women currently experiencing eviction or foreclosure.
Kamala Harris thegrio.com
April 29, 2021
As Kamala Harris marks 100 days, we must acknowledge the interplay of emotions and political decision-making among Black women.
April 19, 2021
Black women are mayors of major U.S. cities for the first time in history and theGrio’s Nadia E. Brown explains how it all came to be.
February 8, 2021
OPINION: The attention that Tessica Brown’s story received is yet another example that for Black women, hair is not simply hair.