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#TheChisholmList: Profiles Of Black Women Running For Political Office During Midterm Elections

October 24, 2018
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Kirsten West Savali

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Will 2018 be the next ‘Year of the Woman?’

August 11, 2017
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Jessica Yarvin

"Before Donald Trump became president, Adrienne Bell, an elementary school teacher in east Texas, had never considered running for a higher office than her city council seat. Now, the self-described progressive is challenging the district’s Republican congressman, Rep. Randy Weber, in the 2018 midterms, marking her first foray into national politics."

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Obama endorses two Texas candidates for Congress

August 1, 2018
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Fernando Ramirez

"I'm proud to endorse such a wide and impressive array of Democratic candidates – leaders as diverse, patriotic, and big-hearted as the America they're running to represent," said President Obama in a prepared statement.

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The “Lucky seven” who could change Texas and U.S. politics

June 27, 2018
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Carroll Robinson

"Texas Democrats have a chance to make history this November by electing seven African American Democrats to serve in the United States House of Representatives: Adrienne Bell of Houston (CD-14) ..."

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Interview with Adrienne Bell

September 14, 2018
 – 
Charles Kuffner

" ...Adrienne Bell, a native Houstonian and second grade teacher with HISD. A veteran organizer, Bell served as a Deputy Field Director with Battleground Texas, and on the Houston staff for the Obama 2012 election campaign."

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Meet the 18 Black Women Running for a Seat in Congress

October 11, 2018
 – 
Sarafina Wright

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