More Democratic Women Urge Joe Biden to Choose a Black Woman as a Career Partner

WASHINGTON – Joe Biden has often spoken on the campaign trail about a January 2009 day when Barack Obama, soon to be the nation’s first black president, was waiting on a train platform in Wilmington, Delaware, a moment that served to Mr. Biden as a sign of American progress.

Almost a dozen years later, some Democratic women urge Mr. Biden’s campaign during phone calls, fundraisers, and in writing to be part of the story again by selecting the first black woman as a running mate. vice presidential.