Table of Contents:
  • Historic firsts in U.S. elections : an introduction / Evelyn M. Simien
  • Andrew Gillum's quest to become Florida's first Black governor / Sharon Wright Austin
  • Ilhan Omar : breaking barriers for Muslim, Somali American, and immigrant women / Stefanie Chambers and Laurel Elder
  • Ayanna Pressley : change can't wait / Lauren E. Jones and Evelyn M. Simien
  • Rashida Tlaib : a symbol and shampion for Detroit / Michael Minta
  • Mayor London Breed and the limits of governing while Black and female in San Francisco / Chelsea Jones, Crystal Robertson, and Lorrie Frasure
  • Historic firsts in U.S. elections : a conclusion / Evelyn M. Simien.