During the 2020 U.S. Presidential election season, several news media outlets began to focus their attention toward the political behavior and activism of a unique demographic of Black women voters–Black sorority women. The attention to this group was mainly attributed to the fact that one of their own, Alpha Kappa Alpha member and U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, was making historic strides during the election cycle–initially, the only Black woman Democratic frontrunner candidate running for President, and then as the first Black woman candidate running for Vice President. But how were Black women themselves feeling about Harris’s campaign and the campaigns of other Black women candidates in this emerging new wave towards diverse political representation? Using a multimethod approach of surveys, focus groups, and interviews, Daniels captures and critically analyzes the multigenerational thoughts and conversations Black sorority women were having about Harris and other Black women candidates and political figures who rose to national prominence during the 2020 Presidential election cycle.

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