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Six Women of Color Who Campaigned for Congress on Inequality and Won

These women of color trailblazers drew from their own personal stories to win over the hearts of voters.

Minnesota Democratic congressional candidate Ilhan Omar arrives at an election night results party on November 6, 2018, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Omar won the race for Minnesota's 5th congressional district seat against Republican candidate Jennifer Zielinski to become one of the first Muslim women elected to Congress.