Professor Barbara Ransby: “‘The Squad’ Is the Future of the Democratic Party”

The New York Times published an op-ed from Barbara Ransby, UIC professor of African American Studies, Gender and Women's Studies, and History; LAS distinguished professor; and director of the Social Justice Initiative at UIC, who writes about ‘The Squad’ – U.S. Representatives Ayanna Pressley, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez; the importance of social movements; and how these congresswomen represent the future of the Democratic Party.  (subscription may be required)