This #WomensHistoryMonth , it’s an honor to recognize Illinois’ own Carol Moseley Braun, the first woman of color elected to the U.S. Senate. Senator Braun was a trailblazer for our democracy & her leadership opened doors for women in public service across the country.
Joe Biden said tonight that he had the endorsement of the "only African American woman" elected to the US Senate, referring to former US Sen. Carol Moseley Braun. But that isn't true. “The other one is here,” Kamala Harris said.
Joe Biden was referring to his endorsement by Carol Moseley Braun, the first African American woman to be elected to a Senate seat. Kamala Harris, a Senator on the debate stage, fact-checked in real time: "I'm right here." #DemDebate
On this day in 1992, Carol Moseley Braun was elected as our country’s first Black woman senator. Grateful for her incredible service to Illinois and our country, and helping pave the way for our nation's future leaders.
“What we saw … was evil unleashed on paradise,” says Carol Moseley Braun, former US ambassador to New Zealand. “Unless we begin to address the root causes of this kind of hate-filled intolerance ... we will continue to see this sort of thing happen.”
At with Carol Moseley Braun'>Senator Carol Moseley Braun to receive the Legacy Award. Thank you for this incredible honor. African American women stood up for our democracy this year, and now it’s time to get to work. Let’s show everyone the power of ! #BlackGirlMagic #BlackWomenLead