[“Our Black Party”]
Hollingsworth: “Our goal quite simply is just to get policies passed, get candidates elected, that advance the goals of the Black agenda and improve the quality of life for Black people.”
Hyattsville Mayor Cadance Hollingsworth is co-chair of the newly created “Our Black Party.”
On the brink of the presidential election, a new political party is emerging. Our Black Party made their formal announcement about the plans they have to push an agenda centering around creating equity in Black communities.
This movement is beginning in the DMV. The Dream Village Center will serve as its headquarters. A decision City of Hyattsville Mayor Candace Hollingsworth said she’s proud of. She will serve as co-chair of Our Black Party along with Dr. Wes Bellamy, former Vice Mayor of Charlottesville, Va.
Black lives will not matter until Black policies do,” Bellamy said.
“Our goal is to build a network that is strong enough to power the Black agenda. What we are saying is that we want Black voters Black people to demand more,” Hollingsworth added.
It’s a new political movement spearheaded by local elected and formerly elected officials.
“Our goal quite simply is just to get policies passed, get candidates elected, that advance the goals of the Black agenda and improve the quality of life for Black people,” Hollingsworth said.
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