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Biden Needs a Black Woman as His VP

Here’s the short list

A photo collage of Susan Rice, Stacey Abrams, and Kamala Harris against a United States flag background.
Photo illustration; Image sources: Scott Olson/Getty Images, Melina Mara/The Washington Post/Getty Images, Bill Clark/Getty Images

The year was 1993: Stacey Abrams was a Spelman College student who’d been invited to speak at the 30th anniversary of the historic 1963 March on Washington. Standing before a crowd of thousands who had assembled on the National Mall that August day, she delivered a passionate speech about jobs, justice, peace, and public service.

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Donna M. Owens

Donna M. Owens

Award-winning digital, print and broadcast journalist. https://www.linkedin.com/in/donna-m-owens-15627658

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