These black women at a point wanted to become U.S. president

December 04, 2019 at 02:00 pm | Opinions & Features, Women

Theodora Aidoo

Theodora Aidoo | Staff Writer

December 04, 2019 at 02:00 pm | Opinions & Features, Women

U.S. Senator Kamala Harris at a rally at Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, January 27, 2019 - Pic Credit: REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage - RC125A232090

It takes a great deal of task to ascend to the position of U.S president – arguably the world’s most powerful presidential seat.

Although a majority of the candidates who have had the opportunity to run for President in the United States are male, some women have also attempted breaking the barrier albeit almost always unsuccessful with majority failing to even make it out of the primaries in their respective political parties.

Hillary Clinton immediately comes to mind as a candidate who could have made history by becoming the first female president of the United States, but lost to Donald Trump in 2016.

Now let’s check out on five black female presidential candidates:

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