Gen Z and millennial conservatives seek to recruit and mentor young, diverse candidates

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Gen Z and millennial conservatives seek to recruit and mentor young, diverse candidates

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Run GenZ members, from left to right, Ebo Entsuah, Roxy Ndebumadu, Caleb Hanna and Braxton Mitchell - CNN

When Roxy Ndebumadu, a Black conservative woman, ran for city council in Bowie, Maryland, at age 26, it was hard to find mentorship from elected officials of similar backgrounds. "My, I guess you would say, makeup is very unique," Ndebumadu told CNN.

"There are just not a lot of young women who are elected. There are not a lot of Black women who are elected, and there are not a lot of conservative young Black women who are elected or seeking to run for office," she said. Now Ndebumadu, who was first elected to the city council in 2019, is trying to change that reality.

Click here to read the full article published by CNN on 27 December 2021.

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