American Women in Politics

CARA MCCLURE EXPLAINS HER DECISION THIS WAY.

“‘I wasn’t planning on running, and then I woke up that morning feeling guilty … because I have so much to offer.’

McClure once battled homelessness as a single mother. But her determination and grit through the years earned her a job as a grassroots organizer, a home for her family and, eventually, gave her the nerve to run for office. Last fall, she was one of the thousands of black women who helped deliver victory for Doug Jones — the first Democrat to represent Alabama in the US Senate in 21 years”…

 

A beautifully written piece by Brooke Baldwin. Watch the video and read more here

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