Ayanna Pressley Tweets Epic Photo of New Congresswomen of Color

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Ayanna Pressley, the first Black woman to be elected to Congress in Massachusetts history, posted a photo on Twitter on Thursday night that’s since gotten more than 27,000 likes.

It’s a photo of Pressley along with other new freshmen in Congress who made history in November’s midterm elections — Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico), Sharice Davids (D-Kan.) and Veronica Escobar (D-Texas ). The women are pictured in the Longworth House Office Building at the U.S. Capitol.

Pressley, who was also the first Black woman to serve on Boston’s city council, said in her tweet: “Album dropping 1/3/19”. (read more)

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