Underwood, the Democratic congressional nominee in northern Illinois’ pivotal 14th District, flowed effortlessly from person to person at a meet-and-greet last month, confident in her belief that she, a 31-year-old black woman, was best suited to represent a community that is overwhelmingly white.
"The Districts Are Mostly White. The Candidates Are Not." is from the July 19, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Astead W. Herndon and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.