After a Historic 2021 in Politics, Black Women are Gearing up for What Promises to be a Monumental 2022

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December 30, 2021

After a Historic 2021 in Politics, Black Women are Gearing up for What Promises to be a Monumental 2022

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By Glinda Carr

At the start of 2021, our country made a major historic political stride when Kamala Harris was sworn in as the first Black and Asian woman vice-president. As millions watched on TV and in person, we were reminded of how far we’ve come in the political landscape, but also how far we must go. The 2020 election was significant for Black women’s representation in Congress and Executive Office. Yet, with Vice President Harris’s ascension, there is no longer any Black woman representation in the U.S. Senate. This absence is alarming, especially when Black women have proven time and time again that we are one of the largest voting blocs in this country.

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Glinda Carr
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The Root
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2021