“I don’t have voting power in the Capitol building just a short walk from home.”

Teen Vogue gets it.

In late October 2020, the magazine published a great story on young advocates working for DC Statehood and what it means beyond just swelling the Democratic ranks in Congress. “If D.C. is granted statehood, it would be the only state in the nation to have a plurality of Black residents. In this nationwide movement for racial justice, we need Black people in government now more than ever.”

Read more here.