It’s Time To Honor New Women Of Color In Congress While Pushing For More


It’s Time To Honor New Women Of Color In Congress While Pushing For More

“The narrative that the growth of women’s elected leadership has stagnated or declined is not true for women of color.”

At a celebration for newly elected women of color in Congress, elected officials, activists and other stakeholders emphasized the need for political representation that is more reflective of America’s diverse democracy.
About 150 people assembled on Tuesday night in the nation’s capital to honor freshmen lawmakers whose victories in 2016 brought record numbers of Black, Latina, Asian and Indian American women to the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.
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