Black Women in Politics Who Rock!

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Terri Sewell

Rep. Terri Sewell is the first Black woman to represent Alabama in Congress. Athough she had only arrived in January, when her state was hit by a devastating tornado, she was able to rally the president’s support for aid to the stricken region.

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