“Change the changeable, accept the unchangeable, and remove yourself from the unacceptable—Don’t dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.” – Denis Waitley

 

While many of us are dealing with the aftermath of a barbarous, 576 day long U.S. presidential campaign, others are taking some time away to celebrate the five women that made American history yesterday; in a way that is completely unrelated to the presidential election. You’re welcome.

Let’s join in on the celebration!

 

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Kamala Harris

Kamala Harris,  California’s Attorney General, is the 2nd African-American woman to serve in the U.S. Senate and the first Indian American to serve in the U.S.. Senate.

 

 

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Ilhan Omar

Ilhan Omar, former refugee, is the first Somali-American legislator, serving as State Representative for Minnesota.

 

 

 

 

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 Catherine Cortez Masto

Catherine Cortez Masto, former Nevada Attorney General, is the first Latina to serve in the U.S. Senate.

 

 

 

 

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Tammy Duckworth

Tammy Duckworth is the first Asian-American congresswoman for Illinois and the first disabled female veteran to take a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.

 

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Pramila Jayapal

PramilaJayapal is the first Indian-American Woman to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives.

 

 

 

 

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Maquita Donyel

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