Mayor Muriel Bowser Of DC Named On Essence’s ‘Woke 100 Women’ List

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Little Ethiopia Congratulates Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser for being named on Essence magazine’s list of ‘Woke 100 Women.’ The magazine acknowledges the women for “continuously fight the good fight by inspiring us and igniting movements – from the healthcare field to the Hill and Hollywood.”

The list also includes Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, Sadra Barrow, the mayor of Colmar Manor, Tracy Farrish Gant, mayor of Edmonston, Takisha D. James, mayor of Bladensburg, and Petrella Robinson, mayor of North Brentwood.

Tarana Burke, the founder of #MeToo movement and  Ruth Carter, “Black Panther” costume designer and actress Kerry Washington. 

The mayor defines success: “Women are frequently judged more quickly, more harshly and more wrongly. And for those of us who have won elections, I want each and every one of us to be successful, not just for our own political careers but for the millions of people we represent.”


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