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Cori Bush Faced White Privilege and the Erasure of Black Women on Day One

The Congresswoman-elect was mistaken for Breonna Taylor by her GOP colleagues

Representative-elect Cori Bush. Photo: Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images

Imagine it’s your first day at your dream job as a public servant.

You’ve worked hard, you’ve studied, you’ve honed your craft, and now you are being recognized for your dedication. Your…




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