If you're a black women thinking of going into politics, there is no better time than now.
A recent study by the Black Women's Roundtable showed that in 2008 and 2012 black women became the largest demographic group to cast ballots in the election. Black women are more politically engaged than any other demographic (94% of black women voted for Hillary Clinton in 2016), and holding more offices than ever before. In 2016, Kamala Harris became the second black woman to be elected to congress, two black women were elected Mayor in top 100 cities and several cities where high-profile police killings took place elected black woman prosecutors.
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