The Switch Up — Black women aspire to carve a GOP legacy

Since Shirley Chisholm’s historic 1968 election to Congress, Black women have continued to make political gains.

But even though Black women overwhelmingly align with Democrats, a new generation of Black women are hoping to bring change and diversity to the Republican Party.

The Switch Up spoke with two of these women — Kimberly Klacik and Roxy Ndebumadu — about what draws them to the GOP, and the barriers Black women face in politics.

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The Switch Up podcast series — hosted by The Hill’s Cheyanne M. Daniels — explores the intersection of race and politics through intimate conversations with leading scholars, advocates and legislators from communities of color. Follow The Switch Up on Spotify.

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