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These congresswomen of color survived the Capitol riot. Now, they want to fight racism.

January 28, 2021 | 8:17 PM GMT
Lawmakers, especially women of color, are still reeling from the trauma of being inside the U.S. Capitol during an attempted insurrection by a pro-Trump mob. But Kamala Harris’s history-making inauguration — as America’s first woman, first Black American and first Indian American vice president — holds hope. Now, these four women of color in Congress say they feel a personal duty to deal with racial inequities in the United States.