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How American Women Are Amplifying Their Political Power | The Atlantic

“I am not interested in building the capacity of people who are in office that want to take away...

“I am not interested in building the capacity of people who are in office that want to take away my health care.”

Alicia Garza’s phone never stops ringing. The Black Lives Matter co-founder now leads Supermajority, a women’s political-training organization, along with a roster of female organizers including Cecile Richards, the former Planned Parenthood Federation of America president. The two have dedicated their efforts to building women’s political power in the U.S., a mandate that means near-constant communication with interested folks across the country.

Featured Image: Activists protest the recent killings of three transgender women, Muhlaysia Booker, Claire Legato, and Michelle Washington, during a rally at Washington Square Park in New York. DEMETRIUS FREEMAN

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