How it happened: Inside Joe Biden's search for a running mate in 2020 US election

As protests over the death of Floyd and other Black Americans filled the streets across the country, an array of Democrats urged Biden to put a Black woman on the ticket — a nod to this moment in the nation's history, to the critical role Black voters played in Biden's assent to the Democratic nomination.

How it happened: Inside Joe Biden's search for a running mate in 2020 US election
As protests over the death of Floyd and other Black Americans filled the streets across the country, an array of Democrats urged Biden to put a Black woman on the ticket — a nod to this moment in the nation's history, to the critical role Black voters played in Biden's assent to the Democratic nomination.