Opinion: Troy Carter Will Represent People Who Have Been Made Invisible

April 8, 2021

Someone once told me that Black people in Louisiana would never be truly represented in Congress. I thought that was unacceptable. So, you know what I said? Let’s sue their asses. Winning that lawsuit was my biggest accomplishment as an anti-racist community organizer. It led to the creation of the Second Congressional District as the […]

Game Changer: Progressive Champion Gary Chambers Endorses Karen Carter Peterson for Congress

March 29, 2021

  With two people left competing for former Congressman Cedric Richmond’s seat, in a run-off with state Senators Troy Carter and Karen Carter Peterson, an important endorsement has arrived that may sway the race. Gary Chambers, who came in a very respectable third with 21% in the March special election, endorsed Sen. Peterson. Sen. Peterson […]

State Senators Troy Carter and Karen Carter Peterson Will Compete in Runoff Election for LA US House Seat

March 21, 2021

  Tonight, state Senators Karen Carter Peterson and Troy Carter received the most votes out of a field of 15 candidates in Louisiana’s second congressional district race. Another reliable source, Dave Wasserman with The Cook Political Report has also made this projection. Because no candidate obtained over 50 percent of the vote in the special […]

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