Opinions & Features Success Story November 05, 2020 at 11:32 am

Get to know the Black candidates who have made history in the 2020 U.S. Election

Mildred Europa Taylor | Head of Content

Mildred Europa Taylor November 05, 2020 at 11:32 am

November 05, 2020 at 11:32 am | Opinions & Features, Success Story

Cori Bush will be in congress after winning nomination in a safe district for the Democrats. Photo Credit: The Intercept

Cori Bush

Nurse and Black Lives Matter activist Cori Bush was on Tuesday elected to Missouri’s 1st Congressional District, making her the first Black Congresswoman in the history of Missouri. Democrat Bush defeated Republican candidate Anthony Rogers by a 79% to 19% margin in the race, according to data provided by CNN. Missouri’s 1st congressional district covers St. Louis and parts of St. Louis County.

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